Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, leader of the Labor Party, poses for a photo with an unidentified man in her hometown of Altona in Melbourne, Australia, on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010. It could take more than a week to learn who will govern Australia after a cliffhanger election, the closest in nearly 50 years, and the winner may have to woo the support of a handful of independent lawmakers in order to assume power. (AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill)

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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, leader of the Labor Party, poses for a photo with an unidentified man in her hometown of Altona in Melbourne, Australia, on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010. It could take more than a week to learn who will govern Australia after a cliffhanger election, the closest in nearly 50 years, and the winner may have to woo the support of a handful of independent lawmakers in order to assume power. (AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill)