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Mexican Court Set to Review Election Dispute

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Mexican Court Set to Review Election Dispute

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Mexican Court Set to Review Election Dispute

Mexican Court Set to Review Election Dispute

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Magistrates on Mexico's Federal Electoral Tribunal are set to study records and complaints related to the country's disputed presidential election, in which conservative Felipe Calderon edged leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador by less than 0.6 percent of the vote.

Since the election three weeks ago, Obrador has called for a movement of national protests, which threaten to paralyze the nation. Michael O'Boyle reports from Mexico City.