'Barroso's Hand Puppets' European Parliament Grills Commission Nominees

The European Union's 27 new commissioners are currently being vetted by the European Parliament. But what was set to be a marathon of political waffling has taken an interesting turn as parliament flexes its muscles. Accused of lying, the candidate from Bulgaria has generated the most headlines.
Bulgaria's candidate for European commissioner, Rumiana Jeleva, is accused of not disclosing all her financial interests.

Bulgaria's candidate for European commissioner, Rumiana Jeleva, is accused of not disclosing all her financial interests.

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