EU moves to assuage Cameron after outvoting him on Juncker

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By Luke Baker and Kylie MacLellan BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders nominated Jean-Claude Juncker for their bloc's most powerful job on Friday over the fierce objections of British Prime Minister David Cameron, who said the decision would make it harder for him to keep Britain in Europe. Fellow leaders immediately sought to assuage Cameron - and an increasing eurosceptic British electorate - by promising to address London's concerns about the EU's future and to review the process for choosing future European Commission presidents. Cameron forced an unprecedented vote at an EU summit to dramatize his opposition both to the way the former Luxembourg prime minister was chosen and to his suitability to head the EU's executive that proposes and enforces EU laws. He was outvoted 26-2 on a show of hands in a solemn moment that highlighted Britain's isolation in the continental bloc of which it has been an uneasy, semi-detached member since 1973.