Leader of Britain's Divided Labour Party Fires Party Rebels

January 6, 2016 11:58 AM

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The role of an opposition should be to challenge the government, but Britain's Labour Party has begun the new year at war with itself as leader Jeremy Corbyn struggles to assert his authority over restive lawmakers.

The veteran left-winger was the surprise winner of Labour's leadership election last year, strongly supported by the party's membership but less so by Labour's lawmakers.

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