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Departure Pressure Mounts on Britain's Blair

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Departure Pressure Mounts on Britain's Blair

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Departure Pressure Mounts on Britain's Blair

Departure Pressure Mounts on Britain's Blair

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British Prime Minister Tony Blair is coming under increasing pressure to set a date for his departure. Six junior members of his government resigned Wednesday to protest his refusal to set a resignation date. Those resignations come amid intense media speculation about how long Blair will remain in office.