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Petrobras corruption case overshadows Brazil presidential campaign
Petrobras corruption case overshadows Brazil presidential campaign

Presidential challenger Aecio Neves took the podium at a yacht club in Copacabana this week for a rapid-fire news conference at which he took aim at incumbent Dilma Rousseff for a corruption scandal involving Petrobras, the state-owned oil company. The president, he charged, had failed to respond to testimony by a former Petrobras director "that a chunk of money went to her party's coffers." Soon after, Neves flew to Sao Paulo to take part in the latest in a series of debates with Rousseff, who proceeded to attack Neves' Social Democracy Party for being implicated in the same scandal, which has been dogging Brazil's largest company. For good measure, she...

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