By Stephen Eisenhammer, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite President Dilma Rousseff’s record-breaking approval rating of 64 percent after fifteen months in office, polls indicate her predecessor Lula da Silva remains the Brazilian people’s preferred Worker’s Party (PT) candidate for the 2014 presidential elections.

The survey, carried out by the Brazilian daily newspaper Folha de São Paulo, found that 64 percent of Brazilians rated Rousseff’s presidential performance as either excellent or good, an increase of five percent on January.

This is the highest rating a Brazilian president has ever had at this period . . .

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