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Brazilians take to streets, demand president's ouster

Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 00:55

Tens of thousands of Brazilians take to the streets of major cities to call for the impeachment of left-wing President Dilma Rousseff. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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There's a sea of protesters in Sao Paulo who say they want President Dilma Rousseff out. The roughly 100,000 here join Brazilians in other cities -- like Rio de Janeiro -- for the first nationwide demonstration since formal impeachment proceedings began against their president. Rousseff allegedly violated budget laws to increase spending during her 2014 re-election campaign. But many of these protesters say, they're even more upset over a deepening recession and a corruption scandal that has ensnared many of her allies. This man, who leads the Anti-Government Group "Vem Pra Rua," says pressure from the streets is crucial for political change -- and IS making a difference. But a defiant Rousseff has pledged to finish her second term, going against what these protesters say they want for their country.

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Brazilians take to streets, demand president's ouster

Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 00:55