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Cameron survives vote

LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron survived a potentially humiliating challenge to his policies toward the European Union on Wednesday by a closer margin in Parliament than forecast, illuminating the depth of dissent within his party over an issue that has divided it for decades.

In a parliamentary ballot, 130 lawmakers, most from Cameron’s Conservative Party, voted in favor of a resolution criticizing his handling of a burgeoning crisis over whether Britain should leave the 27-nation European bloc tseen as a cornerstone of the economic and political architecture.

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