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Oslo becomes latest city to drop bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

...leaving the International Olympic Committee with a major image crisis.Oslo's fate was sealed after the ruling Conservative party failed to support financial guarantees for the bid. Lawmaker Trond Helleland said it was a split vote and the party...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-10-01/oslo-becomes-latest-city
Scots reject independence in historic vote

...by sacrificing and sharing, let no narrow nationalism split asunder."For his part, Cameron - aware that his Conservative Party is widely loathed in Scotland - begged voters not to use a vote for independence as a way to bash his party.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-19/scots-reject-independence-hi
Let Export-Import Bank expire

...among them, thankfully ? have asked Congress to reauthorize the bank.How disappointing to see members of the "conservative" party advocating for an entity that does little more than offer sweetheart deals to a handful of favored corporations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-19/let-export-import-ban
Welfare Nation: "Farm Bill" is what's wrong with America

...Republicans deserve more scorn. Democrats are just doing what Democrats do. Republicans, as the so-called "conservative" party, should know better. Clowns to the left, jokers to the right. Let's start on the right with Jeb. First off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-05-25/welfare-na
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
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
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
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