Boris returns to Britain for political comeback

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Boris Johnson returned to Britain from holiday on Saturday to consider an audacious bid

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Seeking a second term as prime minister, a contest that might pit him against his former finance minister, whose resignation in July aided his ouster.

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Potential replacements for Prime Minister Liz Truss, who resigned on Thursday after only six weeks in office.

launching a busy weekend of lobbying to gain enough nominations for the leadership race before the Monday deadline.

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Johnson, who was on vacation in the Caribbean when Truss quit, has not publicly remarked on a candidacy for his former post.

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He has the backing of dozens of Conservative legislators, but he needs 100 nominations to be considered.