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Defying Advice to Just Be ‘Mamma,’ Pregnant Politician Enters Rome’s Mayoral Race

A pregnant Italian politician announced her candidacy Wednesday to become Rome's next mayor, infusing the race for the Eternal City with a feminist edge after both her prime challenger and her one-time mentor said she should stay home and be a “mamma.'' The candidacy of Giorgia Meloni, a former protege of Silvio Berlusconi, is the latest twist in the sordid saga of Rome's city hall, after the previous mayor was forced out in an expense account scandal and the mayor before...

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