Regional Elections May Help Breach Spain’s Political Impasse

Political parties are wrapping up campaigns for elections in Spain's Basque and Galicia regions that offer a slim chance of ending the nine-month deadlock at national level and avoiding a third general election in a year. Acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's conservative Popular Party has been running a caretaker government in Madrid following inconclusive national elections in December and in June. The party won the most seats in both but lacks the votes in Parliament to win a confidence v...