Victor Ponta

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Romanian Prime Minister and Social Liberal Union co-president Victor... News PhotoCity,Election,Horizontal,Laughing,Political Rally,Politics,Prime Minister,Romania,Victor PontaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPRomanian Prime Minister and Social Liberal Union (USL) co-president Victor Ponta (R) laughs together with Crin Antonescu, the co-leader of USL and President of National Liberal Party during an electoral rally in Craiova city (240km west from Bucharest) December 7, 2012. Ruling coalition Social Liberal Union (USL) and opposition coalition ARD are the main competitors for the votes of Romanians who will go to polls on December 9, 2012 to vote for the new parliament. Romania, still recovering from a painful austerity drive, will have to walk a tightrope between cutting spending and spurring growth no matter who wins polls on December 9, analysts warn. AFP PHOTO DANIEL MIHAILESCU (Photo credit should read DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)