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Old 09-05-2016, 06:45 AM
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Government Formation Audiences today at the Zarzuela Palace

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Old 09-05-2016, 08:03 AM
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Should King Felipe VI follow the example of Albert II in Belgium and take a more proactive role now to try to avoid a third election ? Or is the position of the monarchy in Spain too fragile for the King to serve as an effective mediator between the different political parties ?

The PP/Ciudadanos/Coalición Canaria group is only six votes short of an overall majority. It doesn't seem reasonable that a new election should be held. Quite frankly, the leftist and nationalist parties are just playing (bad) politics.
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Old 09-05-2016, 10:10 AM
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the AP news item on this: https://www.yahoo.com/news/spains-ki...01.html?ref=gs

To sum up how the AP is reporting his position: Compromise and move forward.

I'd ask Forum members from Europe how this is being interpreted regionally?
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Old 09-05-2016, 03:09 PM
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Spain's king coaxes politicians to end 9-month gov't limbo | Daily Mail Online

Felipe said he will not call the political leaders for consultation, but to give them time to discuss (as he already did after Sanchez' failed investiture). He also asked for dialogue and compromise.

Without an agreement between the political leaders until October 31st, Felipe is going to call new election on Christmas day.

Felipe will strictly follow his role according to the constitution what is a mediator but not to take active role in forming a government.
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Old 10-03-2016, 09:23 AM
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There is a chance now of Spain getting a new government soon:
Socialist Putsch in Spain Clears Rajoy’s Path Back to Power - Bloomberg
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Old 10-03-2016, 02:27 PM
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Hopefully there will be some good news,not sure if a 3rd election will change anything.
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Old 10-11-2016, 02:52 PM
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Spain's King, politicians to meet October 24, 25 to discuss confidence vote | Reuters
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Old 10-20-2016, 06:36 AM
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The president of the Congress of Deputies presents the list of representatives appointed by the political groups represented in parliament to hold a new round of consultations with King Felipe

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Old 10-20-2016, 07:05 AM
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The president of the Congress of Deputies presents the list of representatives appointed by the political groups represented in parliament to hold a new round of consultations with King Felipe

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Old 10-23-2016, 09:58 AM
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Socialist Party (PSOE) has just voted to abstain on Rajoy investidure so he can govern in minority.

This most likely means the King will appoint Rajoy as candidate after his round of consultations this week and he will be probably elected in one-two weeks, just at the end of the term that forces to call for new elections.

Spain's Socialists vote to allow Rajoy minority government - BBC News

The bright side is we won't have to vote (third time in a year) on Christmas Day (!!!!!), and obviously that there will be a government at last. The worst part is everything else, IMO of course
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Old 10-23-2016, 10:02 AM
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That was the wisest thing to do for PSOE (Labour). Polls showed that new elections would only benefit PP (Conservatives) again and hold the risk that Podemos will bypass the PSOE as the largest party on the left.
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Old 10-23-2016, 10:15 AM
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Yes, indeed. But the outcome is not a good one for them either. I'm afraid they have just given the leadership of the left to Ps. They are going through the same road that PASOK in Greece. It was a lose-lose situation for them if there ever was one.

The only thing they have won is a four-year term to rebuild themselves and recover their voters, because new elections in December would have been a complete debacle for them. Much better to stay with the number of seats they already have.
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Old 10-23-2016, 05:19 PM
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Well that's some good news and hopefully Spain will have a new government soon and not another election.
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Old 10-24-2016, 01:06 AM
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Yes, indeed. But the outcome is not a good one for them either. I'm afraid they have just given the leadership of the left to Ps. They are going through the same road that PASOK in Greece. It was a lose-lose situation for them if there ever was one.

The only thing they have won is a four-year term to rebuild themselves and recover their voters, because new elections in December would have been a complete debacle for them. Much better to stay with the number of seats they already have.
Same in Germany with the SPD. They have been in decline for years, I am sure it will be the same for PSOE, their members/voters will leave and other parties will benefit. This is the end of the 2 party system as Spain has known it.
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Old 10-24-2016, 07:35 AM
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Audience to Mr. Pedro Quevedo Iturbe, Nueva Canarias (NCA)
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Old 10-24-2016, 08:54 AM
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Old 10-24-2016, 04:03 PM
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Old 10-25-2016, 09:11 AM
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Audience to Mr. Joan Baldoví Roda, of Compromís-Podemos-És el moment (Podemos-Compromís)
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Old 10-25-2016, 10:54 AM
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Is Iglesias trying to prove something? Appearing in jeans and with a sweater?
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