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The Italian comedian Beppe Grillo, leader of the new Five Star Movement, has promised that his fledgling party is heading for parliament after his candidates rode a wave of protest against austerity politics and Italy's traditional parties in local elections..His party took 14% of the vote in Genoa, 9% in Verona and 19% in Parma, where it forced the mainstream Democratic party into a runoff..In all those towns, Grillo's mayoral candidates trounced Silvio Berlusconi's Freedom People party,...
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