Swedes head to the ballot box

September 14, 2014 6:52 AM

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Swedes head to the ballot box

Sweden heads into a parliamentary election today with polls showing the left-leaning Social Democrats poised to return to power after eight years.

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, who took office in 2006, is the longest-serving conservative leader in Swedish history. Though he's won praise internationally for steering Sweden's economy through Europe's debt crisis in relatively good shape, many Swedes worry his pro-market policies have undermi...

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