Italy faces political paralysis as neither the left nor the right wins an absolute majority.
Italy’s left wing parties are ahead in the polls but may fall short of a majority.
German speaking populists in Italy’s far north criticize an election pact with the left.
The German finance minister urges Italians not to “repeat the error” of voting for Berlusconi.
The former premier promises Italians tax relief and surges in preelection polls.
Italy’s left wing leaders do not intended to prop up another Mario Monti government.
Monti is willing to govern with the right, provided Berlusconi resigns.
The former Italian prime minister maintains his coalition with the separatist Lega Nord.
Silvio Berlusconi is unlikely to return to the premiership, according to preelection polls.
The former premier’s Euroskeptic rhetoric appears to resonate with Italian voters.
Former conservative minister blames Mario Monti’s “German” policies for Italy’s recession.
The former prime minister ties to tap into Italians’ mounting Euroskepticism.