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New Star, Veteran Leftist Rock Portugal's Political Stage

An actress-turned-politician and a wrinkled former metalworker may hold the key to whether Portugal ends up with its first left-wing government in decades after this month's inconclusive election. Catarina Martins, 42, is only just getting used to the political limelight as head of the Left Bloc while Communist Party head Jeronimo de Sousa has honed his skills attacking capitalism for four decades in parliament. But Martins is the rising star. She is preparing to play her biggest...

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