Britain's ruling Labor Party takes a drubbing in Friday's local election — suffering its worst electoral defeat in 40 years. It's the first test of voter sentiment since Gordon Brown took over 10 Downing Street from Tony Blair last June. Predictions give the Conservatives 44 percent of the vote to 24 percent for Labor, which is one point below Britain's third party, the Liberal Democrats.
Britain's Labor Party Hammered in Local Elections
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