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Brazil's top electoral court dismissed a case on Friday that threatened to unseat President Michel Temer. He is accused of alleged illegal campaign funding in the 2014 election when he was the running mate of impeached President Dilma Rousseff. The ruling gives Temer some breathing room. It will NOT end a political crisis that is enveloping the beleaguered center-right leader. He's being investigated separately by federal prosecutors for corruption, obstruction of justice and racketeering. The court's chief judge, Gilmar Mendes, said, "We cannot be changing the president of the Republic all the time, even if the people want to."

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