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Mexican Ruling Party Wins Elections

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and his allies retained a slim working majority Monday in the lower house of Congress following mid-term elections. The run-up to Sunday's poll was marked by violence, with drug cartels blamed for the deaths of several candidates. Mid-term elections usually draw a light turnout, but attention was unusually high this time as a loose coalition of radical teachers' unions and activists vowed to block the vote. Ballot boxes were burned or stolen...

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