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Italy’s top anti-mafia prosecutor Pietro Grasso said, “Many times as a magistrate I brought ideas to politics, but only a few of them have been put into action.” Photographer: Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images .

Italy’s top anti-mafia prosecutor Pietro Grasso said, “Many times as a magistrate I brought ideas to politics, but only a few of them have been put into action.” Photographer: Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images
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Pietro Grasso, Italy’s powerful  anti-mafia prosecutor who is dedicated to defeating the Cosa Nostra . said today he will run as a candidate for the Democratic Party in national Parliamentary elections in February.

 In Rome , at a press conference with Democratic Party leader Pier Luigi Bersani, Grasso said he  has asked for a leave of absence  from his job in order to enter the race  

Read The Story By Chiara Vasarri , Bloomberg