Spain's king wraps up talks on snapping political stalemate

February 2, 2016 8:00 AM

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MADRID – Spanish King Felipe VI is wrapping up a second round of talks with political party leaders aimed at finding one capable of getting sufficient parliamentary support to form a government following the recent election.

The monarch meets Tuesday morning with Pedro Sanchez of the leading opposition Socialist party and finishes in the evening with acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of the Popular Party.

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