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Beginning of end of Kirchner era looms in Argentina

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Sunday's midterm elections in Argentina look likely to confirm the beginning of the political end of President Cristina Kirchner, the Peronist leader whose popularity has hit record lows, polls show. 

Flags bearing the faces of Argentine President Cristina Kirchner and ruling Frente para la Victoria party candidate, Martin Insaurralde, are waved during an election campaign closing ceremony in Lomas de Zamora, on October 24, 2013

Though the South American country is still one of the world's breadbaskets -- exporting massive amounts of soy, wheat and meat -- her government has presided over expanding market controls, and sky-high inflation.

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