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Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta Asked to Resign

Italian Prime Minster Enrico Letta is being asked to stand down. He's being blamed by the Democratic Party—the latest in the ruling coalition—for failing to pull Italy out of it's economic slump. He had come under fire for the slow pace of economic reforms in the country, after being appointed in April 2013 to lead the cross-party coalition. The Party overwhelmingly supported a call by its its 39-year-old center-left leader Matteo Renzi by a vote of 136 votes to 16.

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