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Corbyn digs in before no-confidence vote

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>> A show of support for a man under siege. Jeremy Corbyn digging in his heels as he battles open revolt from his own Labour MPs.>> Don't let those people who wish us ill divide us. Stay together, strong and united for the kind of world we want to live in.
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>> But while Corbyn has the backing of these Labor faithful, more than two-thirds of his policy team have quit, protesting against what they call his lackluster effort to keep Britain in the EU.>> We are gonna unite together.>> The Labor leader will face a no confidence vote on Tuesday and a leadership contest is widely expected.
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But this is the challenge for his critics, a mob of supporters waiting to vote him right back in.>> Whether or not Corbyn can survive depends on his support amongst the grassroots. We saw when he was elected last year that he was bumped on a wave of enthusiasm for his socialist agenda for promise of a kinder politics.
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What will be key is that a lot of those people were new Labor party members and they were young. The young voted in favor of remaining in the European Union and we've left, so whether he can carry that support into a leadership election is really the big question.
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>> The Tories, too, are looking for a new leader, all eyes are on Boris Johnson, the face of the leave campaign. Chancellor George Osborne ruling himself out in an article in The Times on Tuesday, but several others are reported to be weighing a bid, among them Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt.
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He's the only cabinet minister to suggest having a second vote after negotiating an exit deal with Brussels.