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Italian Parliament ushers stand during the election of Italy's President on April 20, 2013 at the Italian parliament in Rome. Voting in Italy's parliament to pick a president entered a chaotic third day today, with the left in total disarray after its leaders resigned over failure to get their candidates elected. The situation deepened a political crisis triggered by a general election two months ago that left no clear winner to govern the country. Ex-trade union leader Franco Marini and widely respected former European Commission chief Romano Prodi have both now withdrawn their candidacies to be president, and the top-selling Corriere della Sera daily said the country was 'suspended in a void'. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Italian Parliament ushers stand during the election of Italy's President on April 20, 2013 at the Italian parliament in Rome. Voting in Italy's parliament to pick a president entered a chaotic third day today, with the left in total disarray after its leaders resigned over failure to get their candidates elected. The situation deepened a political crisis triggered by a general election two months ago that left no clear winner to govern the country. Ex-trade union leader Franco Marini and widely respected former European Commission chief Romano Prodi have both now withdrawn their candidacies to be president, and the top-selling Corriere della Sera daily said the country was 'suspended in a void'. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)
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April 20, 2013
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Italian Parliament ushers stand during the election of Italy's... News Photo 167094694Democracy,Election,Horizontal,Italy,Parliament of Italy,Politics,President,Rome - Italy,Stand,UsherPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPItalian Parliament ushers stand during the election of Italy's President on April 20, 2013 at the Italian parliament in Rome. Voting in Italy's parliament to pick a president entered a chaotic third day today, with the left in total disarray after its leaders resigned over failure to get their candidates elected. The situation deepened a political crisis triggered by a general election two months ago that left no clear winner to govern the country. Ex-trade union leader Franco Marini and widely respected former European Commission chief Romano Prodi have both now withdrawn their candidacies to be president, and the top-selling Corriere della Sera daily said the country was 'suspended in a void'. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)