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Raul gets the nod, Ros-Lehtinen declares it a "sham"

Raul Castro was elected Cuba's new president Sunday, capping the island's first change of leadership in 50 years with a perfectly managed and carefully orchestrated succession of power.

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen calls the election a "sham" and said the "so-called" Parliment selecting the regime's "next dictator" was "selected through elections that were a total farce.

"Today's vote is once again a clear testment to the fear that the governing elite have of the ballot box," the Miami Republican said.