Pena Nieto declared winner in Mexico

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A protester spray paints the words in Spanish "No more PRI," referring to the former ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, during a protest against Mexico's President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto, of the PRI, in Mexico City, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. On Friday, the Federal Electoral Tribunal declared Pena Nieto won the majority of votes in last July's presidential election, and he will be sworn-in on Dec. 1. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

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Mexico's highest electoral authority declared Friday, August 31, that Enrique Pena Nieto was the legitimate winner of the July 1 presidential election, formally opening the transition to a new government despite continuing claims of fraud by the left's second-place finisher.

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