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Labor reels as three MPs resign in ongoing citizenship saga

Australian Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten speaks to the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

Three Labor MPs have resigned their seats in parliament following a High Court ruling disqualifying their Senate colleague Katy Gallagher. 

Backbenchers Justine Keay, Josh Wilson and Susan Lamb delivered resignation speeches in the lower house on Wednesday afternoon, surrounded by party colleagues.

All have indicated they'll contest their seats in by-elections.

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