Brazil's Rousseff, Neves race for support in tight election runoff




 
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October 6th, 2014  
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Topic: Brazil's Rousseff, Neves race for support in tight election runoff


By Brian Winter and Paulo Prada SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - An unexpectedly competitive runoff campaign for Brazil's presidency kicked off on Monday with leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff and her pro-business rival Aecio Neves racing to win over supporters of an ousted third-place candidate and other voters frustrated with a stagnant economy. Neves, a centrist senator who has pushed for greater trade and lower government spending but who had been widely written off until the last few days of the campaign, rode a late surge in support to a strong second place with 33. ...




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