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iPresidential candidate Silva of the PSB speaks during a ceremony to launch her campaign platform in Sao Paulo

Silva widens lead ahead of Brazil presidential election

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – Environmentalist Marina Silva has widened her lead over President Dilma Rousseff to 10 percentage points in what could be a likely runoff in Brazil's October election, a survey by polling firm Datafolha showed on Friday. It was the third poll in less than a week that projected the Oct. […]

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iPresidential candidate Silva of the PSB speaks during a ceremony to launch her campaign platform in Sao Paulo

Silva widens lead ahead of Brazil presidential election: poll

Environmentalist Marina Silva has widened her lead over President Dilma Rousseff to 10 percentage points in a likely second-round runoff in Brazil's October election, a survey by polling firm Datafolha showed on Friday. It was the third poll in less than a week that projected the Oct. 5 election would go to a second-round vote […]

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Will 2014 Midterms Be a Wave Election?

Sean Trende, RealClearPoliticsAnalysts are beginning to wonder: Where is the Republican wave? You can find Larry Sabato, Kyle Kondik and Geoffrey Skelley grappling with the question here (with apologies to Kondik and Skelley, I will just reference Dr. Sabato as the author in the future), or Nate Cohn here.My answer isnÂ’t that dissimilar from Dr. […]

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Presidential candidate Marina Silva speaks during the first television debate in Sao Paulo

Silva surges in Brazil election race, threatens Rousseff

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – A surging Marina Silva has narrowed President Dilma Rousseff's lead in Brazil's presidential race, a new opinion poll showed on Tuesday, paving the way for a likely second-round runoff in which the popular environmentalist looks well-positioned to win. Silva, who was thrust into the presidential race last week following […]

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Presidential candidate Marina Silva speaks during the first television debate in Sao Paulo

Silva surges in Brazil election race, threatens Rousseff

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – A surging Marina Silva has narrowed President Dilma Rousseff's lead in Brazil's presidential race, a new opinion poll showed on Tuesday, paving the way for a likely second-round runoff in which the popular environmentalist looks well-positioned to win. Silva, who was thrust into the presidential race last week following […]

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Election Panel Enacts Policies by Not Acting

Deadlocked votes by the Federal Election Commission have created a rapidly expanding universe of unofficial law, particularly on financial disclosure and investigations. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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President-Elect Barack Obama on Election Night – Politics Informer Video

Full speech from Grant Park in Chicago. November 4th, 2008.

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Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican candidate for the 2016 presidential race, greets voters at the Concerned Veterans for America "Defend Freedom Pork Roast" in Rochester

Texas Governor Perry tries to turn felony indictment into election gold

By Ted Siefer PORTSMOUTH N.H. (Reuters) – Texas Governor Rick Perry has sought to parlay attention over a felony indictment into a fresh political push in New Hampshire, the crucial presidential primary state where his dismal showing in 2012 led him to drop out of the race. Perry returned to New Hampshire on Friday and Saturday […]

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People look at a list of job offers posted in a main street in downtown Sao Paulo

Insight: Brazil’s slump hits job market as election approaches

By Brad Haynes and Silvio Cascione SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Many of Brazil's biggest retailers, homebuilders and carmakers are cutting jobs as Latin America's largest economy teeters on the edge of recession, a fresh blow to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election bid. For years, low unemployment was key to Brazil's emergence as an economic power and […]

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Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff speaks during the ceremony of the Sanction Law establishing the Regulatory Framework of Civil Society Organizations at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia

Rousseff, rivals change tack in Brazil’s reshaped election

By Brian Winter and Anthony Boadle SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – When Brazil's notoriously private President Dilma Rousseff showed up in her kitchen cooking pasta in a campaign TV ad this week, it was one of the clearest signs yet that the country's October election is up for grabs. Rousseff and other candidates are shifting strategies […]

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