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Poll shows Rousseff gaining momentum as Brazil election nears
Poll shows Rousseff gaining momentum as Brazil election nears

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff is gaining momentum but remains locked in a dead heat with challenger Aecio Neves ahead of Sunday's runoff to Brazil's presidential election, a survey by pollster MDA showed on Monday. Pro-business candidate Neves had retained a slight but statistically insignificant lead over leftist Rousseff since the first round of elections on Oct. 5, according to surveys by the more closely watched Ibope and Datafolha pollsters. Since then, the presidential race has turned increasingly ugly as the candidates scramble for undecided voters. They have swapped accusations of corruption and economic mismanagement in heated televised debates over...

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