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Spain Fails to Form Coalition; New Poll Set for June 26

Spain's King Felipe has signed a decree dissolving parliament, triggering new elections scheduled for June 26. The king took the action Tuesday during an appearance with parliamentary speaker Patxi Lopez, after a May 2 deadline passed for the existing parliament to form a government. This is the first time Spain has had to hold repeat elections since it became a democracy in 1975. Spain has been in a political stalemate since December 20, when parliamentary elections resulted in...

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