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Brazil's President Easily Wins Re-Election

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Brazil's President Easily Wins Re-Election

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Brazil's President Easily Wins Re-Election

Brazil's President Easily Wins Re-Election

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In a landslide victory, Brazil has re-elected President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to another four-year term.

Brazil's electorate appeared to discount the corruption scandals that have disgraced Lula's Worker's Party.

Voters, instead, rewarded Brazil's first working-class president for lowering poverty and improving the economy of South America's biggest country.