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Winner of Norway’s election is wealthy champion of ‘common people’

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By Gwladys Fouche and Terje Solsvik OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s presumptive next prime minister is a man born into wealth and privilege who became an unlikely leader of the Labour Party, traditionally seen as the political voice of the working class and which built the country’s welfare state. Overcoming his 2017 election defeat and internal party turmoil, Jonas Gahr Stoere, 61, is expected to replace Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg, 60, as tallies showed a decisive swing in fav…

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