Anti-immigrant, anti-Renzi protesters rally supporters in Rome, far from northern power base

February 28, 2015 1:00 PM

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ROME – Thousands of Northern League protesters have poured into Rome from their political base in the north to demand the Italian government keep out immigrants.

Matteo Salvini's regional-based party drew 40,000 people a few months ago in Milan with the same agenda opposing immigration, which they blame for Italy's economic woes.

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