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Street vendors display merchandise featuring former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, just outside the building in Curitiba where the leader served his prison sentence. Henry Milleo/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro recovers in a hospital room at the Albert Einstein Hospital, in Sao Pauloon Saturday. He was stabbed on Thursday during a campaign rally. Flavio Bolsonaro/AP hide caption

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Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gestures to supporters in front of the metal workers union headquarters in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, Saturday. Nelson Antoine/AP hide caption

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Brazil's suspended president, Dilma Rousseff, smiles during a rally Wednesday in Brasilia, Brazil. Eraldo Peres/AP hide caption

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Beginning Of The End? Impeachment Trial Opens For Brazil's Dilma Rousseff

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Protesters used a sign to vent their anger over President Dilma Rousseff appointing her embattled predecessor, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, as her chief of staff — a move that shields him from prosecution. Both Lula and Rousseff have been confronted with questions from a massive corruption investigation. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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An inflatable figure in the likeness of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, former president of Brazil, is seen as demonstrators gather during a protest against current President Dilma Rousseff and the ruling Workers Party in Brasilia, Brazil, on Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians gathered across the country on Sunday to protest political corruption and call for the impeachment of Rousseff. : Lula Marques/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators shout in support of Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva outside his residence in the greater Sao Paulo area Friday. Police searched Silva's home and are questioning the former leader in relation to a corruption and money-laundering case. Andre Penner/AP hide caption

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