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Democrats and Republicans alike can learn a lot from this Briton's cautionary tale; David Gauke was once a rising star in the Conservative Party. Now he's politically homeless and likely to lose his seat in Parliament.

Dec 06, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs
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LONDON - Democrats in the United States often wonder why more Republicans don't speak out against President Trump. They could learn a lot from the sad, cautionary tale of Britain's David Gauke.

Gauke was once a Conservative Party rising star. A member of Parliament from a safe, affluent, suburban London seat, Gauke rose quickly once the Tories came to power in 2010. He was appointed to a series of junior ministerial positions in Prime Minister David Cameron's cabinet and became a senior me...