Eyeing kingmaker role, UK Liberal Democrats pitch manifesto at center

April 14, 2015 11:02 PM

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Liberal Democrats will on Wednesday make their bid for a seat at the top table after May's national election, launching a centrist manifesto designed to win over swing voters and lay the ground for coalition talks.

Neither the center-left Labour Party nor Prime Minister David Cameron's center-right Conservatives is likely to win an outright majority on May 7, in what is forecast to be one of the country's closest elections since the 1970s.

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