Mexico's Congress Turns From Lamb Into Lion

Mexico's imperial presidency is dead. Any lingering illusion that it might survive the end of a 70-year era of one-party rule by the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) was laid to rest as the country's new Congress held its inaugural session on Sept. 1. The four-party opposition bloc, which now controls a majority in the lower house, is forcing dramatic changes in the way Mexico is ruled.

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