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Protesters call for impeachment of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff

There were demonstrations in 160 cities in Brazil over the weekend. Some protesters were calling for the impeachment of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. The protests followed a corruption investigation of Petrobas, the national oil company, that involves dozens of sitting politicians, including the Speaker of the House. Brian Winter, chief Brazil correspondent for Reuters attended the protests in Sao Paolo. He joins us to talk about the corruption investigation and its implications for Rousseff’s presidency. PHOTO: Demonstrators hold a Brazilian flag during a march demanding the impeachment of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, March 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

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