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Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 2022

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Liz Truss: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 2022
Mary Elizabeth Truss is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from September to October 2022. On her fiftieth day in office, she resigned amid a government crisis, making her the shortest-serving prime minister in the history of the United Kingdom. Truss previously held various Cabinet positions under prime ministers David Cameron, Theresa May and Boris Johnson, lastly as foreign secretary from 2021 to 2022. She has been Member of Parliament (MP) for South West Norfolk since 2010.

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Labour: Tory backbenchers are the ‘anti-growth coalition’ [Video]

Labour: Tory backbenchers are the ‘anti-growth coalition’

Labour shadow minister Pat McFadden says that former prime minister Liz Truss was “unwittingly” referring to Conservative backbenchers when she spoke of an “anti-growth coalition”. The..

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Labour: UK economic situation is a ‘very British crisis’ [Video]

Labour: UK economic situation is a ‘very British crisis’

Labour's Pat McFadden says that today's Autumn Statement is "testament to the government's economic failure", following Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng's mini-budget at the end of September. The Shadow..

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Labour: severance pay ‘goes against every sense of decency’ [Video]

Labour: severance pay ‘goes against every sense of decency’

Labour calls the severance pay given to Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng a “golden goodbye”, saying it “goes against every sense of decency”, while the Conservatives argue it exists because of..

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BofE Governor: UK was hours from financial meltdown [Video]

BofE Governor: UK was hours from financial meltdown

Bank of England Governor, Andrew Bailey, has revealed to Channel 4 News that Britain was just “hours” from economic meltdown following Liz Truss’ mini-budget. Asked by Channel 4 News presenter..

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Bank of England Sets Biggest Rate Hike in 33 Years [Video]

Bank of England Sets Biggest Rate Hike in 33 Years

Bank of England Sets , Biggest Rate Hike in 33 Years. CNN reports that the central bank increased interest rates by three quarters of a percentage point on Nov. 3. The historical hike puts the Bank..

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‘Are you going to resign, Home Secretary?’ [Video]

‘Are you going to resign, Home Secretary?’

Suella Braverman has faced criticism from refugee charities after claiming in the Commons on Monday that there is an “invasion” of England by migrants crossing the Channel. The home secretary is..

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Russian President Putin’s agents hacked Liz Truss’ phone says reports | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Russian President Putin’s agents hacked Liz Truss’ phone says reports | Oneindia News *News

A report by the Daily Mail has said that Former UK PM Liz Truss’s phone was hacked by Russian President Putin’s agents when she was UK’s finance minister. #LizTruss #Putin #TrussPhone

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Severance payout: Truss and Kwarteng to pocket up to €19,000 for time in office [Video]

Severance payout: Truss and Kwarteng to pocket up to €19,000 for time in office

79 UK ministers and whips have resigned over both Boris Johnson and Liz Truss' tenure, 71 of whom are entitled to a payout of taxpayers' money.

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Labour on Braverman: 'Serious question of judgement' [Video]

Labour on Braverman: 'Serious question of judgement'

Shadow Foreign Secretary, David Lammy, says the re-appointment of Suella Braverman as home secretary is a "serious question of judgement". It comes as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak remains under pressure..

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Zahawi backs decision to re-appoint Braverman [Video]

Zahawi backs decision to re-appoint Braverman

Conservative Party Chair Nadhim Zahawi has defended the decision to re-appoint Suella Braverman as the home secretary, saying he believes in "second chances". It comes as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak..

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Rishi pickings: Who's in and out of Sunak's cabinet [Video]

Rishi pickings: Who's in and out of Sunak's cabinet

Hours after entering Number 10, new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has already appointed his new Cabinet.    And it seems Liz Truss’s Cabinet was not filled with as many mistakes as we first..

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New UK PM Rishi Sunak reshuffles his cabinet, sacks many ministers | Oneindia News*International [Video]

New UK PM Rishi Sunak reshuffles his cabinet, sacks many ministers | Oneindia News*International

New UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak dismissed a string of members of Liz Truss's team of ministers as a precursor to the announcement of his new cabinet. #RishiSunak #UK #Cabinet

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Removals van leaves Downing Street [Video]

Removals van leaves Downing Street

A large removals van is seen leaving the back gates of Downing Street on the day Liz Truss was officially replaced as prime minister by Rishi Sunak. Report by Guzzardib. Like us on Facebook at..

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Truss: 'I know that brighter days lie ahead' [Video]

Truss: 'I know that brighter days lie ahead'

"I believe in Britain, I believe in the British people and I know that brighter days lie ahead" these were the last words of the outgoing Prime Minister Liz Truss, in her final speech outside Downing..

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Truss quotes Seneca in her final speech [Video]

Truss quotes Seneca in her final speech

"As the Roman philosopher Seneca wrote: it is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it's because we do not dare that they are difficult," said the outgoing Prime Minister Liz Truss, in..

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Trade secretary Kemi Badenoch doorstep [Video]

Trade secretary Kemi Badenoch doorstep

Kemi Badenoch, International Trade Secretary, departs her home as she heads to Liz Truss' final cabinet meeting. Report by Guzzardib. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch doorstep [Video]

Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch doorstep

Kemi Badenoch, International Trade Secretary, departs her home as she heads to Liz Truss' final cabinet meeting. Report by Guzzardib. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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UK politics: Royal ceremony and speeches as Rishi Sunak becomes new PM [Video]

UK politics: Royal ceremony and speeches as Rishi Sunak becomes new PM

Outgoing PM Liz Truss will offer her resignation to King Charles III, before he asks Rishi Sunak to form a new government.

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Rishi Sunak to meet King Charles, give first address as UK PM | Liz Truss exits | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Rishi Sunak to meet King Charles, give first address as UK PM | Liz Truss exits | Oneindia News*News

On Tuesday, Conservative party leader Rishi Sunak will become UK's first Indian-origin prime minister after meeting King Charles at Buckingham Palace in the afternoon. Before that, Liz Truss will hold..

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Rishi Sunak to be the next UK prime minister [Video]

Rishi Sunak to be the next UK prime minister

Rishi Sunak is to be the next prime minister of the UK after his rival Penny Mordaunt failed to gain enough support. Chair of the 1922 Committee Sir Graham Brady announced Sunak as the next leader of..

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Rishi Sunak leaves home ahead of vote announcement [Video]

Rishi Sunak leaves home ahead of vote announcement

Rishi Sunak leaves home ahead of the announcement over whether he has reached 100 votes by MPs to potentially become the next leader of the Conservatives. Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt have spent the..

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Rishi Sunak arrives at office ahead of vote announcement [Video]

Rishi Sunak arrives at office ahead of vote announcement

Rishi Sunak arrives at his office ahead of the announcement over whether he has reached 100 votes by MPs or not to potentially become the next leader of the Conservatives. Rishi Sunak and Penny..

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Truss has friends at Chequers retreat before stepping down [Video]

Truss has friends at Chequers retreat before stepping down

In her final weekend as prime minister, Liz Truss invited friends and family for a farewell at her Chequers retreat. We could know who her replacement will be as soon as tomorrow. Report by Czubalam...

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Rishi Sunak ignores questions amid reports of his PM bid [Video]

Rishi Sunak ignores questions amid reports of his PM bid

Penny Mordaunt has become the first Tory to confirm she is standing to take over from Liz Truss as PM, with a pledge to re-unite the bitterly divided Tory Party. Rishi Sunak and Boris Johnson are also..

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Britain thrown into political turmoil after Liz Truss resigns  | Oneindia News*Explainer [Video]

Britain thrown into political turmoil after Liz Truss resigns | Oneindia News*Explainer

In last 6 years of British politics, Truss is the fourth prime minister to resign. This is a clear testament to how unstable governance in Britain has become. Today, we try to take a look at the..

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Rishi Sunak looks set for another battle with his own MPs as a growing number of rebels join Boris Johnson and Liz Truss in trying to force him to drop a ban on new onshore wind farms.
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Truss mini-budget did not cause long-term damage, Hunt asserts

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Jeremy Hunt has said he regrets the turbulence caused by Liz Truss's mini-budget but he does not believe it inflicted long-term economic damage.
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Brexit, slashing investment and Liz Truss's mini-budget are among the "own goals" that have led to the UK's dire financial straits, according to a top economist.
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Matt Hancock reveals he told Johnson not to run for PM again and claims Truss's career is 'over'

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Matt Hancock has revealed he advised Boris Johnson not to run for prime minister again after Liz Truss resigned – and claimed her political career "is over".
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Sunak refuses to apologise six times for Truss's economic turmoil

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Rishi Sunak has refused to apologise for the economic turmoil Liz Truss's short-lived government caused British people.
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Sacked cabinet minister brands Australia free trade deal a 'failure' in swipe at Liz Truss

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Sacked cabinet minister George Eustice has taken brutal revenge on Liz Truss by accusing her of blundering by rushing into a trade deal with Australia and New Zealand.
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Bank of England head Andrew Bailey denies role in Liz Truss's downfall

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The Bank of England Governor has denied having any part in the downfall of Liz Truss.
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Kwarteng: 'I told Truss we should slow down after mini-budget'

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Kwasi Kwarteng claims he told Liz Truss to "slow down" after the market crashing mini-budget was announced.
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PM rebuffs predecessor Truss with vow to get UK off polluting fossil fuels

pm rebuffs predecessor truss with vow to get uk off polluting fossil fuels
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has sworn to get the UK off polluting fossil fuels and on to more clean power in order to secure energy supplies, bucking claims by his predecessor Liz Truss that oil and gas..
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Former PM Liz Truss and a lettuce unveiled as town's bonfire night effigy

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Former prime minister Liz Truss has been unveiled as the celebrity "Guy" by a bonfire society in Kent famous for ridiculing public figures in its 5 November celebrations.
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Liz Truss's investment zones 'under review' as Michael Gove draws red line on environment

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Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove has told Sky News that he is reviewing Liz Truss's investment zones, saying anything which might undermine the environment is "out".
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Calls for an urgent investigation after 'concerning' reports Liz Truss's phone was hacked

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The government is facing calls to carry out an urgent investigation after reports emerged that a phone belonging to Liz Truss was hacked by Russia.
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Liz Truss 'enjoying well-deserved break' , says close friend and ally

liz truss 'enjoying well-deserved break' , says close friend and ally
Liz Truss is "enjoying a well-deserved break" after resigning six weeks into her premiership.
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Truss was 'crazy' when she talked about Russian nuclear weapons - Putin

Liz Truss was "crazy" when she raised concerns about Russian nuclear weapons, Vladimir Putin has claimed.
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Rishi Sunak reinstates fracking ban in another government U-turn

Rishi Sunak is reinstating the ban on fracking which Liz Truss controversially lifted.
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After 49 days of Liz Truss as prime minister saw the financial markets plummet and Westminster spiral into crisis, there is huge pressure on her successor to be up to the job.
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Bank of England economist criticises government interaction with 'other institutions'

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The chief economist at the Bank of England has criticised the lack of cooperation between Liz Truss's government and state economic institutions.
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Sunak says he was elected to 'fix' Truss's mistakes in first speech as prime minister

Rishi Sunak has said he had been elected to "fix" mistakes made by Liz Truss as he gave his first speech as prime minister.
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'I know brighter days lie ahead': Truss bids farewell to Downing Street

Liz Truss has stuck by her call for lower taxes as she gave her final speech before leaving Number 10, saying the UK "simply cannot afford to be a low growth country".
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Can Sunak repair and reunite the Tory party after remarkable political comeback? | Beth Rigby

can sunak repair and reunite the tory party after remarkable political comeback? | beth rigby
But seven weeks ago, Rishi Sunak was cast on to the political scrapheap as he lost out to Liz Truss to become prime minister and retreated to his West Yorkshire constituency, his ambitions shattered..
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Who is Rishi Sunak? Former chancellor set to get the keys to No 10

who is rishi sunak? former chancellor set to get the keys to no 10
The day after losing to Liz Truss in the race to become prime minister, Rishi Sunak took part in a backbench debate on small hospitals.
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Mortgages cost extra £530 per month after Tories 'crashed' economy, Labour claims

mortgages cost extra £530 per month after tories 'crashed' economy, labour claims
Liz Truss's "disastrous premiership" means British families are spending an extra £530 a month on their mortgage than they were a year ago, Labour has claimed.
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The race to 100 - who are Tory MPs backing to be the next prime minister?

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The race is on to become the next prime minister of the UK following Liz Truss's resignation on Thursday after just 44 days in office.
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Suspension ends for Truss senior aide investigated over hostile briefing

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The suspension of one of Liz Truss's senior aides has come to an end, Downing Street has confirmed.
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Starmer urges Truss to decline £115,000 annual allowance for former PMs

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Sir Keir Starmer has called on Liz Truss to decline an annual allowance of up to £115,00 given to former prime ministers to help them fund their public duties.
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Demands are growing for a general election - here's how it could happen

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and many voters are calling for a general election after the resignation of Liz Truss.
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'Will wait and watch': What India said after UK PM Liz Truss resigned after 45-day tenure amid economic crisis

Soon after UK PM Liz Truss resigned from her post after her 45-day tenure, the Indian administration issued a statement on the trade ties.
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Liz Truss could learn from Larry the Cat's purrfect approach

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If embattled Liz Truss wants to know how to deal with pesky backbench rebels, she could do worse than copy the purrfect approach of Larry, the Downing Street cat.
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Truss to ban solar projects on farms as Tory MP warns plan is 'unwise'

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Liz Truss is poised to ban solar projects from most farms in England in a move that will dismay climate change campaigners and some Tory backbenchers.
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Lionesses hold talks with Prime Minister Liz Truss over equal access to football for schoolgirls

England's Leah Williamson and Lotte Wubben-Moy meet with Primer Minister Liz Truss to discuss equal access to football for girls at school.
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No 10 defends decision not to launch 'bespoke' energy-saving public information campaign

no 10 defends decision not to launch 'bespoke' energy-saving public information campaign
Downing Street has defended Liz Truss's decision not to launch a "bespoke" energy-saving public information campaign amid the energy crisis, saying it is down to individuals to decide what is right for..
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Decision on whether to raise benefits in line with inflation expected in November

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Truss hands government job to Sunak ally in bid to heal divisions in Tory party

Liz Truss has handed a government job to a Rishi Sunak ally in a move that appears to signal her intention to bridge the divides in the Tory party.
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Four cabinet ministers have urged their colleagues to rally behind Liz Truss or risk election defeat amid infighting in the Tory party.
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Truss 'symptom of Westminster dysfunction', SNP conference to hear in opening speech

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Liz Truss has "showed the world she is unfit to be prime minister" and is a "symptom of the Westminster dysfunction", SNP's deputy leader will say in his opening speech at the party conference.
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Tory minister Conor Burns sacked with 'immediate effect' after complaint of serious misconduct

Liz Truss has sacked trade minister Conor Burns from her government "with immediate effect" following an allegation of serious misconduct.
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Truss 'utterly catastrophic' for economy, says Sturgeon

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Truss calls Macron 'a friend' - as she seeks to improve UK-France relations

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Body language expert gives assessment of Liz Truss's gestures during speech

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From bumpy rides to Balmoral to bumpier battles in Birmingham - Liz Truss's month of mayhem

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The plane flying Liz Truss to meet the Queen at Balmoral for her appointment as prime minister a month ago was hit by turbulence in bad weather and struggled to land at Aberdeen airport.
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Truss to hold meetings with EU leaders after tumultuous party conference

Liz Truss will hold meetings with EU leaders on Thursday after a chaotic party conference that left Conservatives divided over her policies.
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M People founder Mike Pickering has said the band is "livid" that their song was used by Liz Truss on stage at the Tory party conference.
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A word cloud has revealed the most commonly used words in Liz Truss' speech to the Conservative party faithful in Birmingham.
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Liz Truss vowed to "get Britain through the tempest" and insisted "everyone will benefit" from the result of her economic policies in her keynote conference speech during which she was heckled by..
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