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Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson to retire after season

...in 1999, was setting out the government's planned legislation.Prime Minister David Cameron, a member of the Conservative Party, hailing Ferguson as "a remarkable man in British football who has had an extraordinary, successful career."Ferguson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-08/manchester-united-ma
Ed Koch, former NY mayor, dies

...Fiorello LaGuardia, the fiery fusion party mayor who ran the city from 1933 to 1945, he ran on the Republican and Conservative party lines in the 1981 mayoral election. He breezed to re-election in both 1981 and 1985, winning an unprecedented...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2013-02-01/ed-koch-former-ny-mayor-di
Former British prime minister will not be remembered as a sports fan

...the back page, or impacted on other areas of policy," Sebastian Coe, who became a legislator with Thatcher's Conservative Party after winning Olympic titles as a runner, recalled in his autobiography.During her first year in power, Thatcher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-04-08/former-british-prime-minister-wil
British lawmakers issue scathing report on Rupert Murdoch in move that could shrink his empire

...The committee approved the report six votes to four, with the four members from Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party objecting to the description of Murdoch as an unfit proprietor.Philip Davies said the conclusion on Murdoch was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-05-01/british-lawmakers-issue-sc
European vote bodes ill for world economy

...parliamentary elections. German voters in a northern state ousted the coalition led by Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party, which has pressed the case for austerity.And France, of course, elected Hollande, its first Socialist president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-05-07/european-vote-bodes-ill-wo
Britain's Margaret Thatcher dies

...economy. She won an overwhelming victory in 1983, tripling her majority in the House of Commons.After leading the Conservative Party to victory in 1979, Thatcher set about upending decades of liberal doctrine, successfully challenging Britain's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-04-08/britains-margaret-thatcher-d
Ambassador surviving in icy Canada

...impact on the relationship," adding that the United States was not an issue on Canada's ballot. Now with the Conservative Party's Prime Minister Stephen Harper in office, "the problems have pretty much vanished" and Mr. Wilkins is "on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/20/met_85971.shtml
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Christians are forever enmeshed in politics

...that he shared with all major Democrats of that era. Except for race, the Democrats ceased being America's more conservative party due to Bryan's impact. Consider his then-radical proposals: Income taxes on corporations and wealthy individuals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/06/rel_80146.shtml
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...LONDON (AP) - Best-selling novelist and former Conservative Party official Jeffrey Archer acknowledged Sunday that...former deputy chairman of the main opposition Conservative Party, confirmed in a television interview that he had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/27/ent_60010.shtml
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...approaching, probably in May, Murphy-O'Connor was accused of interfering in politics when he praised opposition Conservative Party leader Michael Howard for saying he favored reducing the legal limit on abortions from 24 weeks to 20. The cardinal...

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