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Labour allows Corbyn to stand for re-election

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>> Can you let me get into the meeting?>> Jeremy Corbyn fighting for the right to reelection, a secret ballot of labor MPs giving the beleaguered leader automatic entry into a leadership ballot, the fraught and fractious decision prompted after Angela Eagle launched a bid to oust Corbyn. Party rules posed a problem.
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Any nomination must be supported by 20% of the parliamentary party, a level of support Corbyn doesn't have. But the national executive agreeing with his camp, that as leader he doesn't need endorsing. The party can now hold a leadership ballot, heading off a potentially damaging split. But it doesn't solve Labor's problem.
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Most of its lawmakers don't like their leader, but the party rank and file do.