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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After two days of deliberating, Brazil’s Supreme Court decided to annul the December 8th election of the special committee looking into impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff and established several conditions that reduce the chances of Rousseff being impeached.

Analysts say that Rousseff was benefited by the decision by Justices that the members of the Chamber of Deputies committee should be selected by open ballot, not closed as they were on the first election. In an open ballot, allied representatives are less likely to vote for opposition members.

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