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Sweden gets first female PM a century after women could voteSweden’s Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson became the largest Nordic nation’s first female prime minister after winning a narrow vote in parliament. A last-minute deal with the ex-communist Left Party ensured that a majority of lawmakers accepted the Social Democrat leader, 100 years after women in the country known for its egalitarian foundations were first able to exercise full voting rights. “I am ready to lead a government that does what it takes to address Sweden’s problems,” Andersson, who has been finance minister since 2014…

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