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Election setback for Mexican president

Efforts to can Mexico’s historic energy reforms face further hurdles after government fails to sweep Congressional mid-terms

Mexican President Andres Lopez Obrador is scrambling to find the political support needed to pass a raft of energy reforms and constitutional changes after failing to win a two-thirds majority in the country’s mid-term elections. Lopez Obrador had hoped to extend his grip on Mexico’s lower chamber. But while his Morena party maintained its overall majority—in alliance with both the Workers’ and the Green parties—the tally will not be enough to push forward his nationalistic energy policy. “Andres Lopez will likely use his remaining political capital to pressure Congress into approving his legislation” Schiaffino, Verisk Maplecroft “The results of the election suggest he will have



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