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MEXICO CITY  | Mexico’s Lopez Obrador claims historic win, broad mandate

MEXICO CITY  — Furious at spiraling corruption and violence, Mexican voters unleashed a political earthquake Sunday by electing a leftist firebrand as president and giving him a broad mandate to overthrow the political establishment and govern for the poor. A late-night official quick count from electoral authorities forecast that Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would win … Continue reading MEXICO CITY  | Mexico’s Lopez Obrador claims historic win, broad mandate