Rome’s Mayoral Hopeful Takes Aim at Europe

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Virginia Raggi.

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On the pavement on the outskirts of Rome, a small crowd is clapping rhythmically, chanting “Honesty! Honesty!” against the din of car horns from the traffic backed up on the Via di Boccea.

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