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Brazil Presidential Runoff Vote Splits Along Class Lines

Brazilians were voting on Sunday in an election that pits a leftist president with strong support among the poor against a centrist senator who is promising pro-business policies to jumpstart a stagnant economy. Final polls on the eve of the vote gave a slight edge to incumbent Dilma Rousseff, 66, who is seeking a second four-year term. Her Workers' Party has held power for 12 years and leveraged an economic boom to expand social welfare programs and lift over 40 million people from...

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