The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Council Speaker 101 Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/340267/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend The new city council convenes today and picks a speaker. Sally Goldenberg, senior reporter at Capital New York, talks about the race, and explains the speaker's powers and how they're changing.