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By a vote of 335 to 139 the Camera dei Deputati passed a vote of confidence in the Government, considered tantamount to passing the bill for electoral reform, which gives two-thirds of the seats to the party that gets a plurality of the votes. It was a great personal triumph for Mussolini. He had said he would have his way and he got it. At the conclusion of a rough, dictorial speech he exclaimed: "What is liberty? There is no such thing as absolute liberty!" Ex-Premiers Orlando and...

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