Rome's Mayor Virginia Raggi, second from right, arrives for a news conference in Rome, Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. (Alessandro Di Meo/ANSA via AP)
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Rome's Mayor Virginia Raggi has been stripped by her populist Five Star Movement (M5S) party of the power to make "important decisions" after a close adviser was arrested for suspected corruption.Meanwhile, Italian ex-premier Matteo Renzi exhorted his Democratic Party to be more humble and in synch with citizens as he eyes elections widely expected in 2017 .The arrest Friday of Raffaele Marra, Rome city hall's head of personnel and seen as part of Raggi's inner circle, prompted a serious warning from Grillo.The Rome experience has also exposed what some see as Grillo's controlling role in the party he founded only five years ago.
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