Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday he expects the U.S. Congress to approve the new regional trade agreement with his country and Canada by Dec. 20.
By Associated Press
Mexico began a partial recount of presidential ballots Wednesday, while protesters blockaded the offices of three major foreign-owned banks, demanding a full recount of the July 2 election.
By PBS NewsHour
Mexico's leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took a slight and early lead Wednesday over his conservative opponent Felipe Calderon as Mexican officials began recounting votes from Sunday's contested election. Ray Suarez reports on the ongoing tally.
Electoral officials in Mexico said a preliminary vote count gave the conservative Felipe Calderon a 1 percentage point lead over Mexico City's leftist former mayor, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. However, the official tally will not be known for days. Ray…
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