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There are enormous expectations facing the new Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador. What can he achieve on issues like border security, trade and corruption? Judy Woodruff gets reaction from former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson, who resigned earlier…
By Larisa Epatko
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador resoundingly won Mexico’s presidential election on Sunday in an “Arrasa!” or “Sweep,” as newspaper front pages the next day proclaimed.
By Christopher Sherman, Mark Stevenson, Associated Press
An exit poll gave an overwhelming lead to leftist populist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in Mexico’s presidential election Sunday night, and one of his chief rivals conceded defeat shortly after polls closed nationwide.
Mexicans were voting Sunday in a potentially transformative election that could put in power a firebrand vowing to end politics and business as usual in a country weary of spiraling violence and scandal-plagued politicians.
By Jennifer Hijazi
Eighty-eight million registered voters will get the chance to change the face of Mexico’s government, and affect the course of U.S. relations, with major border and trade issues at stake.
Mexico's Federal Electoral Institute declared conservative Felipe Calderon the winner of the presidential election Thursday, but a protest is planned Saturday. Experts discuss the country's next steps.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico City's leftist former mayor, squares off with conservative, ruling party candidate Felipe Calderon in Mexico's highly contested presidential elections. Ray Suarez reports from Mexico on the eve of the vote.
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