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Buffeted By Brexit Woes, Theresa May Embarks On Whirlwind European Tour

A day after the prime minister delayed a critical vote on her Brexit deal, May has hit the road in search of assurances from European leaders — while political turmoil churns back home.
Conservative member of Parliament Jacob Rees-Mogg, a hard-line Brexit supporter, poses for photographers Tuesday outside the Houses of Parliament in London. Source: Daniel Leal-Olivas

What happens to a deal deferred?

That's the question lingering like a storm cloud over the U.K. For weeks, British lawmakers had eyed Tuesday with mounting anticipation. It was to be the day Parliament voted on the draft Brexit deal, a pivotal test for Prime Minister Theresa May's agreement with the European Union — until, all of a sudden, it wasn't.

Now, after May postponed the vote, admitting the deal would have

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