Australians handed incumbant Prime Minister John Howard a resounding victory in national elections on Saturday, 2004-10-09, increasing his party's majority in the national parliament. His solid alliance with the USA on the Iraq war was an issue and some observers looked upon it as a foreign 'referendum' on it (John Kerry's sister was in the country actively campaigning against Howard).

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Mike