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Renzi wins back control of his party -

ROME — Matteo Renzi easily regained the leadership of his Democratic Party (PD) in primaries Sunday, but Italy's former prime minister faces a much harder task in his bid to return to power. After a lackluster campaign, Renzi won the race to head the ...and more »

Italy's Matteo Renzi regains party leadership with big primary win -

"It is a clear, ample victory that went beyond our expectations," said agriculture minister Maurizio Martina, who has been campaigning for Mr Renzi. "This is the opening of a new phase." Voters queued at tents, bars and local party headquarters across ...and more »

Matteo Renzi storms back to retake his party's leadership - Financial Times

Matteo Renzi has clinched a resounding victory in the race to lead Italy's centre-left Democratic party (PD), handing the 42-year-old former prime minister a strong mandate ahead of a tough campaign for a return to power in general elections due within ...and more »

Matteo Renzi wins Italy's Democratic Party primary election - MarketWatch

Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi emerged victorious in a Democratic Party primary election, representing a remarkable comeback for the 42-year-old politician. Renzi won more than 70% of the vote in Sunday's primary among party supporters, far ...and more »

Italy's Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Regains Party Leadership - Wall Street Journal

ROME—Italy's former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi won a leadership contest to head the left-leaning Democratic Party in the country's next general election. Late Sunday, Mr. Renzi was re-elected secretary of the Democratic Party—Italy's largest ...and more »

A 'fresh start' for Renzi as he recaptures centre-left leadership - Financial Times

After months of disappointment, Matteo Renzi was beaming on Sunday night as he recaptured the leadership of Italy's centre-left Democratic party (PD). “It's an extraordinary and impressive result but it's not revenge,” said the 42-year-old former prime ...and more »

Renzi Faces Uphill Battle to Italy Premiership After Primary - Bloomberg

Matteo Renzi faces an uphill battle to regain his former post as Italy's prime minister, despite regaining the leadership of his Democratic Party in a resounding victory. Renzi took 70 percent of the vote in Sunday's party primary, with about 1.85 ...and more »

Ex-PM Renzi expected to win as Italian Democrats elect new leader - Deutsche Welle

Voters in Italy have lined up to elect a new leader of the Democratic Party (PD). Former Prime Minister and ex-PD head Matteo Renzi is expected to win after he quit following a national referendum defeat. Italien Wahlen Stimmzettel (picture alliance/AP ...and more »

Renzi makes big comeback to Italian politics - EURACTIV

Former Italian premier Matteo Renzi votes in the PD (Democratic Party) leadership primaries in Pontassieve, near Florence, Italy, 30 April 2017. [Maurizio degl'Innocenti/ EPA]. Comments Print Facebook LinkedIn2 Google + Twitter WhatsApp Email. Matteo ...and more »

Italy's Renzi regains party leadership with big primary win - Reuters

ROME (Reuters) - Matteo Renzi, staging a political comeback less than five months after resigning as Italy's prime minister, easily regained the leadership of the ruling Democratic Party (PD) on Sunday with an overwhelming victory in a primary election ...and more »