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    Polish Conservatives Claim Decisive Win

    And after all that work to throw off one-party rule. If exit polls are confirmed, the right-wing Law and Justice party won Poland’s parliamentary election yesterday by enough of a margin to rule without a coalition — a feat no group has managed since democracy was restored in 1989. Drawing support mainly from rural communities with promises of pushing migrants out and easing tax burdens for the poor, the euroskeptic party chaired by Jaroslaw Kaczynski has claimed victory, with his less-bombastic deputy, Beata Szydlo, set to become prime minister.

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