Bill passes third reading in the Commons, and now heads to the Lords, but political parties moved to an election footing as soon as the result was announced.
The decision comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares for a general election vote in the House Commons.
Boris Johnson has been forced to ask the EU for a delay. His deal can still be passed, but the clock is ticking.
This is the British prime minister's sixth defeat in six days.
Phillip Lee's defection from the Conservatives to the Liberal Democrats comes ahead of a showdown vote over blocking a no-deal Brexit.
The U.K. is now set to exit the European Union on April 12.
On his first visit to the United States, Pope Francis curiously chose to spend his time in three of our largest cities--New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. As a Pope deeply concerned with social and economic inequality, perhaps this was no coincidence.
Even in fallow political times like these when we can't expect much positive out of Washington, D.C., the emerging emphasis on what belongs to all of us can spark powerful projects at the grassroots level.
This "Fairness Doctrine" requirement was intended to protect the public from the possibility of moneyed interests buying