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Brazil's Reform Agenda Gets Lift From Shift to Right at Polls

A shift to the right in Brazil's municipal elections should help President Michel Temer's government enact unpopular legislation to curb public spending and avert a budgetary crisis. Temer's main coalition ally, the right-leaning Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB), emerged as the winner from Sunday's voting. Its resurgence was symbolized by media businessman Joao Doria's mayoral election victory in Sao Paulo. A political outsider who is an outspoken advocate of...

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