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Irish PM seeks to put Brexit at center of Feb. 8 election

Reuters Tuesday, 14 January 2020
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Tuesday called a parliamentary election for Feb. 8, pitting his record on Brexit and Ireland's fast growing economy against struggling services in a contest polls suggest is too close to call.
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