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Italian populist parties defeat political establishment

  • Aired: 03/05/2018
  • 03:41
  • Rating: NR
Italians went to the polls Sunday in Europe's latest test of the political strength of populist and right-wing parties. The two biggest winners -- the populist Five Star Movement and the right-wing League -- earned better than 50 percent of the vote. William Brangham and special correspondent Christopher Livesay discuss how the election reshapes Italy’s political landscape.
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Will Italy’s populist political victory be a wakeup call for Europe?
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