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Rousseff Loses Support in Brazil Vote Still Too Close to Call

Anna Edgerton – Bloomberg, 09/16/2014

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff lost voter support in an Ibope poll that shows a runoff against Marina Silva is still too close to call ahead of October elections. 123 more words

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“This is not a speech. It is a life”

H.J. – The Economist, 09/18/2014

Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff, who is hoping to be granted a second term in next month’s elections, has claimed that only a vote for her can ensure the continuation of the country’s best-known anti-poverty programme, the Bolsa Família. 325 more words

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Hillary Clinton: The Will She or Won't She Game

I don’t know about the rest of America, but the ballad of Hillary Clinton’s campaign run is getting more repetitive and more annoying  as the weeks go by. 536 more words

Brazil's Silva hits back at rumors, recalls hungry youth

Brian Winter – Reuters, 09/17/2014

In an emotional new television ad, Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva hit back at rumors that she would do away with popular social welfare programs if elected, citing her own youth growing up poor and hungry in the Amazon rainforest. 84 more words

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Brazil's Neves - An insider in an election about change

Caroline Stauffer and Brian Winter – Reuters, 09/16/2014

The handsome, accomplished grandson of one of Brazil’s most beloved politicians, Aecio Neves has been preparing his whole life to be president, friends say. 78 more words

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Brazil election poll shows very tight presidential race

Anthony Boadle – Reuters, 09/15/2014

President Dilma Rousseff is running neck-and-neck with her main rival, Marina Silva, less than three weeks before Brazil’s presidential election that will likely go down to the wire in a runoff, a poll published on Monday showed. 126 more words

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Hillary Clinton Returns To Iowa Ahead of Likely 2016 Run

The eyes of the political world turned to Iowa on Sunday as Hillary Clinton took the stage at the 37th-and-final Harkin Steak Fry, a political cattle-call and Democratic fundraiser spearheaded by longtime Sen. 954 more words

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