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2005-07-14 19:55:49

BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - A senator's remark in Congress that President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is an idiot or corrupt on Thursday set off tempers and halted a congressional probe into a scandal threatening the government. Sen. Arthur Virgilio was referring to the unfolding corruption scandal in which Lula's Workers' Party is said to have bribed lawmakers of other parties in Congress to push through government measures. "We are being governed by at least an idiot," said Virgilio,...