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Margaret Thatcher Dies

Margaret Thatcher's First Visit to Washington of the Reagan Presidency

Charles Moore | Posted 07.21.2013 | World
Charles Moore

Mrs Thatcher came to realize that Reagan's strengths and mental abilities were very different from her own, but she never lost her underlying admiration for him.

Britain's Iron Lady Laid To Rest With Full Pomp

AP | JILL LAWLESS and CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

LONDON -- Margaret Thatcher was laid to rest Wednesday with prayers and ceremony, plus cheers and occasional jeers, as Britain paused to remember a le...

Bachmann Hops The Pond For Thatcher Funeral

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaker John Boehner says he's sending a three-member House delegation to London for the funeral of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatc...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

When I heard that Margaret Thatcher had died, I immediately flashed back to the afternoon of February 11, 1975 when, on my car radio in London, I first heard the news that Thatcher had been elected leader of the Tory Party. What had been almost universally assumed to be impossible -- the election of a woman from a modest background to the highest position of power within the conservative establishment -- now suddenly seemed to have had been inevitable. And love her or loathe her (the Trafalgar Square "party" to celebrate her death reminds us how many did the latter), Margaret Thatcher was the kind of conviction-driven leader who can bridge the chasm between the impossible and the inevitable. In a week when even an anemic gun control bill had to fight off a filibuster -- and still faces a long, uphill road -- those working for its passage should ask themselves: what would Maggie do?

WATCH: Margaret Thatcher's Anti-Gay Speech From 1987

Posted 04.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Video footage of Margaret Thatcher delivering an anti-gay speech in 1987 is going viral in the wake of the former British prime minister's death. ...

Margaret Thatcher's Soft Power?!

András Simonyi | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
András Simonyi

2013-02-04-CTRlogo.jpgReading the eulogies written in the last 24 hours, one wonders if the full measure of her legacy is really understood. Her strength was forged in her ability to wisely marry her pragmatism with her strong principles of freedom and democracy.

Mrs. T's Flawed Legacy

Ian Williams | Posted 06.09.2013 | World
Ian Williams

To give her her due, she was determined and resolute in her ambitions. I suspect, however, that much of what the right see as ideological correctness was no such thing. Her motivation was not to dismantle the state so much as to ensure her continuing control of it.

Thatcher's Funeral Scheduled For April 17

AP | Posted 06.09.2013 | World

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II will be among the mourners at the funeral of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on April 17, officials announce...

Sarah Palin Sees Tie To Margaret Thatcher

Salon | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

Here's how a former half-term governor described Margaret Thatcher in National Review today. Sound familiar?...

Morrissey SLAMS 'Terror' Margaret Thatcher

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.08.2013 | Entertainment

If the outpouring of praise for the late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher seemed to ignore her complicated political history, allow Morrissey ...

Nancy Reagan Reminisces About Her Relationship With Margaret Thatcher

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan called into MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports" to share memories of her relationship with former British Prime Minister ...

Margaret Thatcher's Depiction In Pop Culture

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — Margaret Thatcher was not just a political titan, she was a cultural icon – skewered by comedians, transformed into a puppet and ...

LOOK: The Iron Lady And The Falklands Legacy

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.08.2013 | Latino Voices

Just six days after the 31st Anniversary of the Falklands War, former British prime minister and a central figure in the South Atlantic conflict, ...

Celebrities React

Posted 04.08.2013 | Celebrity

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, most commonly known as the Iron Lady, has passed away at age 87. Thatcher, who was Britain's first...

Gerry Adams: Thatcher Caused 'Great Suffering' In Ireland

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2013 | World

By Eamonn Mallie BELFAST, April 8 (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher caused "great suffering" in Ireland and ...

Obama Remembers Margaret Thatcher

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was both a great champion of freedom and an example to women...

Margaret Thatcher's Most Memorable Quotes

Posted 04.08.2013 | World

Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first and only female prime minister to date, passed away at the age of 87 on Monday after suffering a stroke. While ...

Remembering Thatcher And Reagan's Special Relationship

Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died Monday at the age of 87, leaving behind -- among many things -- memories of one of the more notab...

Milestones In Thatcher's Life

AP | Associated Press | Posted 06.08.2013 | World

LONDON — Milestones in the life and career of Britain's former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher: Oct. 13, 1925: Born in Grantham, central Engla...

LOOK: Remembering Margaret Thatcher's Time In D.C.

Posted 04.08.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As news broke this morning that former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher died following a stroke, the world is remembering the "I...

From Skirt Suits To Black Handbags: Remembering Margaret Thatcher's Style

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.08.2013 | Style

The world will remember Baroness Margaret Thatcher, the former prime minister who died today at age 87, as the tough-as-nails "Iron Lady." But for us ...

Thatcher: A Life In Photos

Posted 04.08.2013 | World

Margaret Thatcher, Britain's renowned former prime minister, has died from a stroke on Monday. She was 87. "It is with great sadness that Mark and...

Iron Lady Changed Face Of Britain

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2013 | World

(Adds details) * Britain's only woman prime minister * Transformed British economy and society * Led Brit...

Cameron: Britain Has Lost 'A Great Leader'

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2013 | World

LONDON, April 8 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday it was with great sadness he had learnt of the death of Margaret Tha...