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Lula presidential candidate in Brazil will weaken President Rousseff and give him control of the Workers Party (PT).

The President of Brazil, Lula Da Silva is Brazil’s most popular leader. He has been in power during two terms, and his successor Dilma Rousseff will take office in two weeks. Mrs. Rousseff belongs to Lula´s political party, the Workers Party (PT). Everybody believed Lula was going to retire, write a book or two, and enjoy the pelasures of private life, but thaat will possibly not be the case.  In an interview with the brazilian press, Lula is hinting he may run for the Presidency again — less than two weeks before his chosen successor take office.

Asked during a tv interview last Monday if he would be a future candidate, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says enigmatically that he “can’t say no.”

It’s not the first time Mr. Lula has said he may try a political comeback in the future.

In June of last year, Lula said he would run if his party’s candidate, now President-elect Dilma Rousseff, lost the election. She easily won a second-round vote in October and takes office January 1.

Mr. Silva is going out from the Presidency as Brazil’s most popular leader, achieving 87 per cent approval ratings in one poll.