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One Year On, Theresa May Keeps Fragile Grip On Her Job As British Prime Minister

After a disastrous June election in which her party lost parliamentary seats, many wonder how long the prime minister will stay in office. The opposition says May is heading a "zombie government."
British Prime Minister Theresa May marked a year in office last week. After her party lost parliamentary seats in elections last month, doubts have arisen over how long she'll remain prime minister. / Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

British Prime Minister Theresa May is not a touchy-feely politician. She can come across as quite formal. Critics call her a "Maybot."

May skipped debates with other candidates ahead of last month's general election, and seems to prefer scripted speeches to question-and-answer sessions. So she had a rather steely look on her face when a moderator invited questions after a

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