Backstory: The UK Elections

Thursday, April 29, 2010

British voters will head to polls next week to decide whether Prime Minister Gordon Brown will be replaced. On this edition of Backstory, Alex Barker, political correspondent for the Financial Times, and John Burns, London bureau chief for the New York Times, explains what the major issues have been in this year’s campaign, what the impact of the first televised debate has been, and why the third-party Liberal Democrats have been making a comeback in the polls.


Alex Barker, and John Burns
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Comments [2]

Mike C. from Tribeca

Ironically, if you look at the now infamous video of Brown's encounter, she does come off as "a bigot." But Brown has never been known for his tact.

Apr. 29 2010 01:34 PM
George from Bay Ridge

How would the next prime minister approach relations with the United States?

Apr. 29 2010 02:42 AM

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