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Spain elections socialists 05 24 11

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The governing Socialist party was hammered in local elections.
Spain elections socialists 05 24 11

A demonstrator smokes a cigarette outside her tent as protesters occupy the Puerta del Sol square in Madrid on May 24, 2011 during a demonstration against Spain's economic crisis and its sky-high jobless rate. Protesters describe themselves as the 'indignant', and are known variously as 'M-15' in reference to their demonstration's birth date, 'Spanish Revolution' and 'Real Democracy Now'. Spain's ruling Socialists sustained spectacular local election losses on May 22 as protesters vented outrage over the highest jobless rate in the industrialized world.