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Sunak Gains Ground in Race to Become Next UK Prime Minister

  • Ex-chancellor says he’ll fix economy, unite Conservative party
  • Braverman is latest high-profile endorsement for Sunak
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Rishi Sunak gained momentum in the race to become UK prime minister, securing the public backing of senior Conservative Party lawmakers ahead of an initial leadership vote on Monday and putting pressure on Boris Johnson to declare his hand.