The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published in The Brian Lehrer Show Council Speaker 101 Listen 10 min Queue 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.