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Presidential candidate Marina Silva of Brazilian Socialist Party takes part in a TV debate in Sao Paulo

Brazil’s Silva looks presidential, but not a shoo-in

By Brian Winter SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Popular environmentalist Marina Silva looks capable of winning Brazil's presidential election in October but a major campaign gaffe and mounting attacks from other candidates and the media suggest the race is still wide open. Polls have shown Silva with a lead of about 10 percentage points over President […]

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Kochs’ Network Wrestles With Expectations for Presidential Primaries

Some activists involved in the political network overseen by Charles and David Koch are urging it to consider a more active role in the 2016 primaries. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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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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Brazil's Socialist Party presidential candidate Marina Silva attends a campaign rally in Sao Paulo

Brazil’s Silva winning over investors in presidential race

By Walter Brandimarte RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Investors are warming up to a possible victory by Marina Silva in Brazil's presidential election as the popular environmentalist emerges as their best shot at avoiding four more years of a government they strongly dislike. Disdain for President Dilma Rousseff's leftist policies runs so deep in Brazilian […]

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Free & Equal Elections 2012 Presidential Debate – Politics Informer Video

PRODUCED FOR THE FREE AND EQUAL ELECTIONS FOUNDATION http://FreeAndEqual.org EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Marci Forgrave. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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These 6 Presidential Beach Homes Prove The Perfect Vacation Home Is On The Water

Unless you’re in the cool indoor climate of a museum, Washington D.C. isn’t exactly the ideal summer destination. Especially if you also happen to have the most stressful leadership job in America. So, for as long as there have been presidents, there have also been presidential summer getaways. Though Obama’s Martha’s Vineyard retreat comes foremost […]

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From the Archives: Air Force One and Presidential Air Travel

Click here to see the photo gallery.   The President of the United States must be ready to travel anywhere in the world on a moment’s notice. Fortunately, modern Presidents have access to a variety of transportation options, including flying aboard Air Force One. Strictly speaking, the term “Air Force One” is used to describe […]

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Five Myths About Presidential Vacations

Scott Farris, Washington Post Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Supporters line up to visit coffin containing the remains of the late Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos during his wake outside the Pernambuco Government Palace in Recife

Brazil mourns presidential candidate killed in plane crash

By Paulo Whitaker RECIFE Brazil (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Brazilians gathered on Sunday in the northeastern city of Recife to bid farewell to presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, killed in a plane crash four days ago, as debate swirled about the impact of his death on the October election. Locals waited hours in line […]

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