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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Adam Isacson
He said opposition groups coordinated to run just one candidate in each district, avoiding the vote-splitting that had damaged their campaign against Mr. Chavez in previous elections.
"There's no question that this is a victory for Venezuela's opposition," said Adam Isacson, senior associate at the Washington Office on Latin America. "They did about as well as the polls were projecting, but many assumed that electoral machinations would have given [Mr. Chavez's party] a few points' more advantage."