Chavez, challenger aim for youth, women voters

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In this Sept. 1, 2012 photo, opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, center left, is embraced by a female supporter during a campaign rally in Miranda, Venezuela. Capriles and Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez are waging intense, contrasting campaigns ahead of Venezuela's Oct. 7 election while aiming for swing voters among young Venezuelans under 30, middle-class households and women of all social classes. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)Presidential candidate Henrique Capriles is mobbed at rallies by ecstatic women who press close to touch him and leave scratches on his arms and neck. Some shout "Marry me!" to the single 40-year-old who's trying to unseat President Hugo Chavez in next month's hotly contested vote. USA, LLC