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What became of the Workers’ Party?

What became of the Workers' Party?

Of the last five presidential elections in Brazil, four were won by a single political party. The Workers’ Party has been the single largest force in the country’s politics since the turn of the millennium, governing Brazil for 14 years, uninterrupted.

Its reign ended in 2016, when President Dilma Rousseff was impeached by Congress after being caught doctoring the federal budget. Two years later, its hopes of returning to the presidency were dashed as the party lost out to far-right populist Jair Bolsonaro.

In the wake of the result, the first time the Workers’...

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