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Portugal Votes for New President

Voters in Portugal are going to the polls Sunday to elect a new president. Opinion polls indicate Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa could become the country’s new leader in a first-round vote by a slight margin. Brussels is closely watching the election as Portugal recovers from an $85-billion bailout.  Portugal’s presidency is largely ceremonial, but the president has the power to dissolve parliament in the event of a crisis.  Since November, Portugal has been governed by a...

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