Prodi Resigns, Berlusconi Rejoices
Romano Prodi is history. He was able to garner just 156 yeas against 161 nays in the upper house of the Italian parliament on Thursday night in Rome. In this vote of confidence, the Senate showed it had none in the prime minister. The delegates from the left hardly moved when the result of the vote was announced. On the other side of the aisle, though, the champagne corks began loudly popping -- until the president of the Senate intervened: "Put the bottles away! We aren't in a bar here!"
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