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Inching closer to jail time, Lula still remains ahead in polls

Lula speaks to a crowd of supporters on the eve of his trial R Stuckert IL Lula's trial
Former President Lula. Photo: Stuckert/IL
Lula speaks to a crowd of supporters on the eve of his trial R Stuckert IL Lula's trial
Photo: Stuckert/IL

Tuesday was a day of mixed emotions for former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. In the morning, a new opinion poll showed that he has sustained a considerable lead against all other presidential hopefuls. Hours later, however, the Superior Justice Tribunal ruled unanimously to reject his...

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