Brazil's Poor Support President Dilma Rousseff in Re-Election

September 24, 2014 12:08 PM

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Sao Paulo, Brazil: Life may still be tough for millions of poor Brazilians but it's also never been better. And that's the key for President Dilma Rousseff's re-election bid.

Although Ms Rousseff and top rival Marina Silva are locked in a virtual tie among those in the middle class, the biggest group of voters, the president has a wide edge with Brazil's poorest people because of generous welfare programs that have helped slash hunger and extreme poverty under the watch ...

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