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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Swiss Cabinet Chosen

BERN, Switzerland -- Billionaire industrialist Christoph Blocher, the right-wing populist who in October led his party to major gains in Swiss elections, failed Wednesday to enter the Cabinet at the expense of the left-wing Social Democrats.

Switzerland's lawmakers re-elected all seven outgoing ministers, upholding the country's 40-year-old power sharing accord, known as the "magic formula."