Brazil's Rousseff pushes political reform to quell discontent




 
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Brazil's Rousseff pushes political reform to quell discontent
 
July 2nd, 2013  
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Brazil's Rousseff pushes political reform to quell discontent
By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff sent Congress reform proposals on Tuesday intended to make Brazilian politics more representative in a bid to recoup popularity she lost in a wave of angry protests against the country's political establishment. Making good on a promise in the wake of the protests that rocked Brazil in June, Rousseff asked Congress to hold a non-binding national vote, or plebiscite, to see what Brazilians want changed. ...




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