Cameron ‘Delighted’ by Boris’ Win

    British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) and newly re-elected London Mayor Boris Johnson at City Hall, London, on May 5, 2012. Boris Johnson was re-elected mayor of Olympic host city London late Friday to the relief of Prime Minister David Cameron, after his Conservative Party took a beating in mid-term local elections.  AFP PHOTO / STEFAN ROUSSEAU/POOL        (Photo credit should read STEFAN ROUSSEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

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    Some say they may be rivals later, but they’re friends for now. Prime Minister David Cameron had only nice things to say about Boris Johnson’s reelection as mayor of London, saying the vote turned out for the Tory politician “based on his record, on the excellent things he has done out there.” In an election that ended up closer than anyone thought it would, Johnson beat out Ken Livingstone for a second four-year term. Even Livingstone saw big things in Johnson’s future, saying in his concession speech that “this has also settled the question of the next Tory leadership election.”

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