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Conflict in Mexico Senate Over Corruption Investigation
Opposition members in Mexico's Senate seized the speakers’ podium Tuesday to head off an attempt by the governing party to schedule a fast-track secret vote to uphold the firing of a key prosecutor.
The opposition called the vote an attempt by President Enrique Peña Nieto’s party to blunt an investigation into possible illegal campaign finances.
Pena Nieto’s administration once prided itself on building consensus in the Senate, but appeared willing to risk a conflict in a bid...