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Brazil's President Rousseff launches re-election bid

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Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff formally launched her re-election bid on Saturday, leading in opinion polls despite lingering discontent over World Cup costs.  

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff delivers a speech in Brasilia, on June 16, 2014

Her leftist Workers Party approved her candidacy in a voice vote of 800 members meeting at a convention in Brasilia, with the popular former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on hand.

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