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This Is How Many Journalists It Takes To Cover The Launch Of An Election Campaign

David Cameron's speech from Downing Street saw the media come out in force.

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Dozens of journalists, producers, camera operators, photographers, and assorted hangers-on packed into Downing Street to see the prime minister deliver a short statement.

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Cameron eventually came back and delivered a short speech to camera, saying: "In 38 days' time, you face a stark choice. The next prime minister walking through that door will be me or Ed Miliband."

Jim Waterson is a politics editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Jim Waterson at jim.waterson@buzzfeed.com.

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