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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, right, greets supporters during (Credit: Getty Images)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, right, greets supporters during a campaign rally in Cabimas. The leftist leader, in power for almost 14 years, is vying for a fourth term in office that would extend his presidency by another six years, but opposition candidate Henrique Capriles hopes to pull a major upset on Oct. 7. (Sept. 30, 2012)

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Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez delivers a speech during
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Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez delivers a speech during a campaign rally in Guarenas, Venezuela. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez throws kisses during a
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez throws kisses during a campaign rally in Monagas. Chavez, in power for almost 14 years, is vying for a fourth term in office that would extend his presidency by another six years, but opposition candidate Henrique Capriles hopes to pull a major upset on Oct. 7. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez delivers a speech during
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez delivers a speech during a campaign rally in Monagas, in northeastern Venezuela. Chavez is seeking a third six-year term, and polls place him ahead of rival Henrique Capriles in the Oct. 7 vote. (Sept. 28, 2012)

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, left, takes part in
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, left, takes part in a campaign rally in Guarenas. The leftist leader, in power for almost 14 years, is vying for a fourth term in office that would extend his presidency by another six years, but opposition candidate Henrique Capriles hopes to pull a major upset on Oct. 7 presidential election. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez embraces a girl during
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Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez embraces a girl during a campaign rally in Guarenas, Venezuela. Venezuela's presidential election is scheduled for Oct. 7. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez shout slogans
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Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez shout slogans during a campaign rally in Guarenas. The leftist leader, in power for almost 14 years, is vying for a fourth term in office that would extend his presidency by another six years, but opposition candidate Henrique Capriles hopes to pull a major upset on Oct. 7 presidential election. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Supporters of opposition Presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, top,
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Supporters of opposition Presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, top, wait for him next to graffiti of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez during a campaign rally in Caracas, Venezuela. Capriles is running against Chavez in the upcoming presidential elections scheduled for Oct. 7. (Sept. 30, 2012)

A girl stands next to graffiti supporting Hugo
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A girl stands next to graffiti supporting Hugo Chavez as she attends a rally in support of opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles in Caracas, Venezuela. (Sept. 30, 2012)

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, right, greets supporters during
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, right, greets supporters during a campaign rally in Cabimas. The leftist leader, in power for almost 14 years, is vying for a fourth term in office that would extend his presidency by another six years, but opposition candidate Henrique Capriles hopes to pull a major upset on Oct. 7. (Sept. 30, 2012)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez waves to supporters during
(Credit: Getty Images)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Cabimas. The leftist leader, in power for almost 14 years, is vying for a fourth term in office that would extend his presidency by another six years, but opposition candidate Henrique Capriles hopes to pull a major upset on Oct. 7. (Sept. 30, 2012)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, center, greets supporters during
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, center, greets supporters during a campaign rally in Cabimas. The leftist leader, in power for almost 14 years, is vying for a fourth term in office that would extend his presidency by another six years, but opposition candidate Henrique Capriles hopes to pull a major upset on Oct. 7. (Sept. 30, 2012)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez waves to supporters during
(Credit: Getty Images)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Cabimas. The leftist leader, in power for almost 14 years, is vying for a fourth term in office that would extend his presidency by another six years, but opposition candidate Henrique Capriles hopes to pull a major upset on Oct. 7. (Sept. 30, 2012)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez addresses supporters during a
(Credit: Getty Images)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez addresses supporters during a campaign rally in Cabimas. The leftist leader, in power for almost 14 years, is vying for a fourth term in office that would extend his presidency by another six years, but opposition candidate Henrique Capriles hopes to pull a major upset on Oct. 7. (Sept. 30, 2012)

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez addresses supporters during a
(Credit: Getty Images)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez addresses supporters during a campaign rally in Cabimas. The leftist leader, in power for almost 14 years, is vying for a fourth term in office that would extend his presidency by another six years, but opposition candidate Henrique Capriles hopes to pull a major upset on Oct. 7. (Sept. 30, 2012)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, left, greets supporters during
(Credit: Getty Images)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, left, greets supporters during a campaign rally in Cabimas. The leftist leader, in power for almost 14 years, is vying for a fourth term in office that would extend his presidency by another six years, but opposition candidate Henrique Capriles hopes to pull a major upset on Oct. 7. (Sept. 30, 2012)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez plays the guitar during
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez plays the guitar during a campaign rally in Cabimas. The leftist leader, in power for almost 14 years, is vying for a fourth term in office that would extend his presidency by another six years, but opposition candidate Henrique Capriles hopes to pull a major upset on Oct. 7. (Sept. 30, 2012)

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