Adiós, Chávez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez died Tuesday after a long illness, prompting both tributes and cheers from American politicians. President Barack Obama gave a measured response calling for the Venezuelan people to open "a new chapter" in their history, based on democratic principles. Several Republican politicians welcomed Chávez's death and attacked Democrats for praising the late leader's efforts to help the poor. "Good riddance to this dictator," said Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif.

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