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U.S. Criticizes Argentina's Presidential Election

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U.S. Criticizes Argentina's Presidential Election

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U.S. Criticizes Argentina's Presidential Election

U.S. Criticizes Argentina's Presidential Election

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U.S. prosecutors say participants in Argentina's election broke American law. Prosecutors say the new president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, won with the help of $800,000 secretly sent from Venezuela. This comes under U.S. law because people on American soil allegedly took part in the transaction. Four people are accused. The president of the country that allegedly supplied the money, Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, calls the case a "fabricated scandal." The president who allegedly received it is not so happy either.