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  • Extensive campaign arm assembled over 14 years of the former president's rule could be vital to his hand-picked sucessor's election hopes.

    Supporters ride a motorcycle to the closing campaign rally for ruling party presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, April 11, 2013.
    LAST UPDATE : Apr 12, 2013, 4:08 PM EDT
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