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Charles Kennedy

Charles Peter Kennedy is a British politician; from 9 August 1999 until 7 January 2006, he was the Leader of the Liberal Democrats, the third largest political party in the United Kingdom.
In the 1983 General Election he stood for the Ross, Cromarty & Skye constituency, then held by the Conservative MP and Minister, Hamish Gray. In a shock result, Kennedy was elected for the Social Democratic Party (SDP): at 23, he became the youngest MP in the House of Commons. Ambitious and popular, he quickly emerged as a potential party leader. In 1994, by which time the SDP and the Liberal Party had merged, he became President of the Liberal Democrats – a position he held for four years. In 1999, on the resignation of Paddy Ashdown, Kennedy was elected party leader.
He took the party through two successful General Elections. However, he faced criticism for his laid-back leadership style, and there was considerable speculation regarding his alcohol consumption. From December 2005, some within the party were questioning his leadership and calling for a leadership election. On 5 January 2006, Kennedy was informed that ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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2014-07-08
The event will include remarks from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Kennedy Center Director Robert Cabana and Apollo 11 crew members Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin. The Apollo 1 crew, Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee, enter their ...
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NASA Invites Media to Facility Renaming Ceremony in Honor of Neil Armstrong
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The event will include remarks from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Kennedy Center Director Robert Cabana and Apollo 11 crew members Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin. The ceremony will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency's website ...
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Probation Commissioner John O'Brien asked Rep. Robert DeLeo for a raise and ...
2014-07-07
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    Good Morning!
    2014-07-06
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      2014-07-05
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      2014-07-05
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      Lane: Behind the Supreme Court's rulings
      2014-07-03
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      2014-07-02
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      2014-07-01
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