Lawmakers attend a session at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Allies of President Hugo Chavez on Saturday chose to keep Diosdado Cabello as National

 

              Lawmakers attend a session at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Allies of President Hugo Chavez on Saturday chose to keep Diosdado Cabello as National
Lawmakers attend a session at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Allies of President Hugo Chavez on Saturday chose to keep Diosdado Cabello as National Assembly president, who is the next in line to step in as a caretaker leader in some circumstances. Chavez's allies hold a majority of the 165 congressional seats. Cabello is sitting at the very top center. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)