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UK Conservative leadership: Mordaunt declares, Sunak and Johnson deemed favorites

Penny Mordaunt has become the first politician to state her intentions to take over from Liz Truss following her brief tenure as British prime minister. But Rishi Sunak and Boris Johnson are thought to have more support.

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