Spain ruling party could be out with big vote for upstarts

Podemos supporters cheer as they wait for results of general election in Madrid, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. Strong showings by a pair of upstart parties in Spain’s general election on Sunday is threatening to upend the country’s traditional two-party system, with an exit poll projecting that the ruling Popular Party winning the most votes but falling far short of a majority.(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)MADRID (AP) — A strong showing Sunday by a pair of upstart parties in Spain’s general election upended the country’s traditional two-party system, with the ruling Popular Party winning the most votes but falling far short of a parliamentary majority and at risk of being booted from power.

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