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Mon April 8, 2013
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Mitch McConnell: Margaret Thatcher an Iconic Symbol of Conservatism

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is praising the late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher as an icon of conservatism during the end of the Cold War period. The 'Iron Lady' died at age 87 on Monday and is being remembered by many as a part of a triumvirate—along with former U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II—who stood against the Soviet Union in the 1980s. Thatcher's reign is considered a controversial and successful tenure, which also brought Anlgo-American relations closer.

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.
U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.
Credit U.S. Senate