Chavez heir squeaks to win in Venezuela election

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Venezuela's interim President Nicolas Maduro greets supporters as he arrives to cast his ballot in the presidential election in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, April 14, 2013.Venezuelan electoral officials announced Sunday evening that voters narrowly elected Maduro, Hugo Chavez's hand-picked successor as president in a razor-close special election. (AP Photo/Enric Marti)CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hugo Chavez's hand-picked successor, Nicolas Maduro, won a razor-thin victory in Sunday's special presidential election, edging the opposition's leader by only about 300,000 votes, electoral officials announced. USA, LLC