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Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff testifies on the Senate floor during her impeachment trial Monday in Brasilia, Brazil. Ricardo Botelho/Brazil Photo Press/CON/LatinContent/Getty Images hide caption

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Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff gestures before delivering a speech in her defense at the National Congress in Brasilia on Monday. Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brazil's suspended president, Dilma Rousseff, smiles during a rally Wednesday in Brasilia, Brazil. Eraldo Peres/AP hide caption

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Beginning Of The End? Impeachment Trial Opens For Brazil's Dilma Rousseff

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Teenagers sit on a new sign reading "Cidade Olimpica" (Olympic City) in Rio de Janeiro's port district last October. Ahead of this summer's Olympic Games, the port district is undergoing an urban renewal program. Ticket sales have been slow, and many Brazilians cite the poor state of the economy, which is in recession. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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People supporting impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff demonstrate in front of Planalto Palace in Brasilia on Tuesday. Brazil's Senate is voting Wednesday on whether to impeach Rousseff, who is accused of using accounting tricks and unauthorized state loans to boost public spending during her 2014 re-election campaign. Vanderlei Almeida/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Vice President Temer Would Lead Brazil If The President Is Impeached

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Protesters last month vent their anger over President Dilma Rousseff (left) moving to appoint her predecessor, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, as her chief of staff — an action that would have shielded him from prosecution. A court blocked him from the post. Rousseff faces the possibility of impeachment while Lula is under investigation for corruption. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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With The Economy Crashing, Brazilians Turn On A Once-Popular President

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Protesters used a sign to vent their anger over President Dilma Rousseff appointing her embattled predecessor, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, as her chief of staff — a move that shields him from prosecution. Both Lula and Rousseff have been confronted with questions from a massive corruption investigation. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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