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    Politicians Choose Sides as Britain Braces for Potential Brexit

    Will they keep calm and carry on? Analysts say it’s impossible to know what financial effects a British exit from the EU would have — there’s no telling what trade or immigration repercussions might arise from strained relations with rejected neighbors — but the pound sterling is down to a seven-year low today as bankers batten down. London Mayor Boris Johnson wants to leave the bloc, though many other politicians are pushing to stay. If the public votes for a Brexit on June 23, Johnson could be well placed to win a national election.

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