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Prodi Declares Victory in Italian Election

Italy’s parliamentary election hung in the balance Tuesday as the country counted ballots cast by Italians living abroad, including in the United States, for six new Senate seats. Near final returns showed opposition leader Romano Prodi’s center-left coalition winning the lower house, while conservatives led by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi held a one-seat lead in the Senate, with results for six seats elected by Italians abroad still yet to be counted. A jubilant Prodi declared victory in a speech to supporters early Tuesday. “Until the very end we were left in suspense, but in the end victory has arrived,” he said. Full Story

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