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Independent opposition legislative candidate Maria Corina Machado, center, is congratulated after she was elected as congress woman in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday , Sept 27, 2010. President Hugo Chavez held on to a congressional majority in elections Sunday, but his opponents made gains that could help them challenge his grip on power. (AP Photo/Leonardo Ramirez)
Photo by: Leonardo Ramirez
Independent opposition legislative candidate Maria Corina Machado, center, is congratulated after she was elected as congress woman in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday , Sept 27, 2010. President Hugo Chavez held on to a congressional majority in elections Sunday, but his opponents made gains that could help them challenge his grip on power. (AP Photo/Leonardo Ramirez)

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