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In Brazil, old parties and debates dominate presidential runoff vote
In Brazil, old parties and debates dominate presidential runoff vote

With Brazil's presidential runoff election less than two weeks away, a volatile race that recently promised to deliver "new politics" has fallen back upon the parties and debates that have dominated Latin America's largest country for 20 years. Social Democrat Aecio Neves and President Dilma Rousseff of the governing Workers' Party focused as often on the legacies of their predecessors — Fernando Henrique Cardoso, who won elections in 1994 and 1998, and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who triumphed in 2002, respectively — as they did on their plans for the country during their first head-to-head debate Tuesday night. "You had 11,400,000 people...

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