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Leftist seeks funding for parallel gov’t

Passing the hat for donations may seem like an unlikely way to fund a government. But aides to former leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Wednesday he will do just that, seeking contributions from ordinary Mexicans to support a parallel, “legitimate” administration he declared after losing the July 2 elections to President-elect Felipe Calderon by a razor-thin margin. Lopez Obrador, who claims he was robbed of the victory by fraud, has already named a Cabinet. He plans to be “sworn in” to office on Monday, Mexico’s Revolution Day, in the capital’s main square. Full Story

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