Failing to form a government would further delay sorely needed economic and political reforms in a country where widespread corruption discourages investment, recession has devastated the job market and Italians are fed up with ever-higher taxes as the price for surviving the eurozone-debt crisis.Letta, 46, a veteran lawmaker highly regarded by Italy's politically influential pro-Vatican centrists, needs to secure wide and reliable support in Parliament for an agenda that would balance measures for both austerity and growth.
Italy Tries Again To Get Rivals To Form Government
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