Mexican presidential election http://kalw.org en Americans watch Mexico closely on election day http://kalw.org/post/americans-watch-mexico-closely-election-day-0 <p>Standing on the edge of an unfinished railroad bridge outside of Brownsville, Texas, businessman John Wood can see across the Rio Grande into Mexico.</p><p>&quot;We are tied together,&quot; Wood said of the two countries. &quot;It&#39;s kind of like an umbilical cord.&quot;</p><p>The rail line will connect Brownsville with Matamoros, Mexico, when completed. It&#39;s the first of its kind to connect the countries in a century.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 23:27:53 +0000 Peter O'Dowd 12396 at http://kalw.org Americans watch Mexico closely on election day