PT Warns of a Mensalão Smoke Screen

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilians in fifty cities, seventeen of which are state capitals - including São Paulo - head back to the polls for the second round of voting in the 2012 municipal elections on October 28th. In the lead up, Rui Falcão, the national president of the ruling Partido dos Trabalhadores (Workers’ Party, PT) has warned against using Supreme Court (STF) judgments from the mensal . . .

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