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Australian PM seeks to rebuild after vote farce

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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard set about rebuilding her Labor party's tainted image on Friday after a botched leadership coup as a slew of ministers who supported rival Kevin Rudd quit. 

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard along with deputy Prime Minister Wayne Swan (R) address a press conference in Canberra On March 21, 2013. Gillard on Friday set about rebuilding her Labor party's shattered image after a botched leadership coup dealt a huge blow to its already slim election prospects.

Gillard is facing an uphill battle as she attempts to claw back credibility following an internal political drama that dealt a huge blow to her already slim prospects heading into a September national election.

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