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Iraq National Assembly Fails to Elect Speaker

The Iraqi National Assembly fails to achieve consensus on a permanent speaker Tuesday after a short, tumultuous session. The meeting was only the second for the parliament since elections were held in January.

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Lulu Garcia-Navarro
Lulu Garcia-Navarro is the host of Weekend Edition Sunday and one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. She is infamous in the IT department of NPR for losing laptops to bullets, hurricanes, and bomb blasts.