Italian Parliament Elects New President

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After three rounds of inconclusive voting, Italy’s parliament elected Sergio Mattarella, a constitutional court judge and veteran politician, as president.

Mattarella was the only candidate put forward by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s Democratic Party.

The 73-year-old won with 665 votes, far past the 505 required to win. Read more at the Wall Street Journal.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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