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Dilma retained majority in Congress, theoretically, given the volatility of Brazilian parties

Monday, October 6th 2014 - 21:17 UTC
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The multi-party coalition that currently supports Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff lost ground in Sunday's election but will keep its majority in Congress following on the results released by the country' Superior Electoral Tribunal, TSE. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    What a tangled web of non-entities comprise the elected members by the sound of this.

    Worse than the damnable coalition in the UK and that's saying something.

    They will never be a first world country with all the elected rats fighting their corners like this.

    Warfarin could be the answer!

    Oct 07th, 2014 - 10:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    “”The Workers party, PT, of Dilma has the largest representation with 70 Lower House members despite having lost 16.“”
    Their largest ally is the PMDB, which won 66 seats. The interesting thing is that the PMDB, has historically been a party that likes to join the winning side in order to gain more Ministries, more influence etc....If they see the PT as losing ground - which in effect it has - they might decide to change sides, again.....If they only would, that would seal the PT's fate once and for all.

    Oct 07th, 2014 - 11:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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