Berlusconi Wins Vote, Loses Absolute Majority

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi won a vote today in parliament on last year’s budget report, even as he failed to muster an absolute majority.

He won 308 votes in the 630-seat Chamber of Deputies, Speaker Gianfranco Fini said in Rome.

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