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Geo answer: Bhutan

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. People in Bhutan headed to the polls today in their nation's first parliamentary election. Anchor Marco Werman spoke with the BBC's Chris Morris, who's in Thimphu.

Global Politics

U.S. election system unique

Host Lisa Mullins speaks to Sandy Maisel of Colby College. Professor Maisel has studied electoral systems around the globe and tells us that few countries are envious of how Americans choose their leaders.

Global Politics

Chavez tries again to lift term limits

On Sunday, Venezuelans vote on whether to abolish term limits. That could allow President Hugo Chavez to run again in 2012. Chavez's last attempt to get rid of term limits failed. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The Wall Street Journal's John Lyons in Caracas.