Following the favourable results of last year’s European Parliament elections in which the PD (Partito Democratico) won an unprecedented 40.8% of the vote, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, can’t claim – despite the positive results in five out of seven regions – to be the winner this time.
Of course, Renzi’s PD party celebrated some positive results in the “red” regions like Tuscany and Marche, as well as in Puglia where the centre-right coalition presented itself “masochistically” divided.
But th...

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