The Next Election to Obsess Over: Italy

An election six months and an ocean away is of crucial importance to the global economy.

Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti, speaks during a Spain-Italy Forum at American House in Madrid, Spain, Oct. 29, 2012.
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