Pier Luigi Bersani
  • A cameraman films journalists at at the People of Freedom party headquarters as they follow first electoral result in Rome, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.

    Late surge for colorful three-time P.M. Silvio Berlusconi and comedian Beppe Grillo denied center-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani a clean win.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 25, 2013, 10:10 PM EST
  • In this Nov. 8, 2008 photo, Gabriele Albertini stands in front of the Milan gothic cathedral, Italy.

    The way Lombardy goes will likely determine whether the eurozone's third largest economy gets the stable government it needs to take strong action against its economic crisis.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 29, 2013, 5:51 AM EST