** TO GO WITH VENEZUELA OPOSICION ** In this photo taken Sept. 2, 2010, supporters of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, left, and supporters of Independent opposition legislative candidate Maria ... more 
** TO GO WITH VENEZUELA OPOSICION ** In this photo taken Sept. 2, 2010, supporters of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, left, and supporters of Independent opposition legislative candidate Maria Corina Machado, right, campaign for their candidates in Las Minas slum in Caracas, Venezuela. As elections approach, Venezuela's opposition is aiming to win a majority of congressional seats for the first time in Hugo Chavez' 11-year-old presidency. If it succeeds, it would finally have the clout to impose checks on the president's expanding power. But the challenge is daunting: The groups campaign with limited funds and airtime, and new rules and redrawn districts under an election law passed last year will add to opposition's disadvantages. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ariana Cubillos
Mon, Sep 20, 2010 6:37 PM EDT