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  BBC NEWS | Politics | The Charles Kennedy story
This reputation for a laid-back approach to life persisted at university, where his nickname was "Taxi Kennedy" for his habit of taking a minicab for the quarter mile journey from the union buildings to his lectures.
Mr Kennedy's 2002 marriage to Camelot public relations executive Sarah Gurling - party finance chief Lord Razzall was best man - was seen by many in the party as a sign he was settling down.
Mr Kennedy was a familiar sight in the bars and clubs of Westminster for more than 20 years and was known to be fond of a drink.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/4588062.stm   (1751 words)

  [Charles Kennedy] | [All the best Charles Kennedy resources at karaoke.velocityincome.com]
Kennedy, along with his "election guru" Lord Rennard, targeted the Lib Dems' campaigning on a limited number of seats in such a way as to turn a lower level of national support into a greater number of Parliamentary seats.
At 3pm on 7 January, Kennedy called a press conference where he announced that, whilst he was buoyed by the supportive messages he had received from grassroot members, he felt that he could not continue because of the lack of confidence of the parliamentary party.
Kennedy had been due to launch his party's manifesto for the General Election, which was subsequently delayed, with Sir Menzies Campbell taking temporary charge as acting leader and covering Kennedy's campaign duties.
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  Charles Kennedy
Charles Kennedy was educated at Lochaber High School in Fort William and then gained an Honours degree in Politics and Philosophy at Glasgow University, where he was President of the Union from 1980-1981.
After graduating Charles Kennedy had a brief stint as a journalist with BBC Highland in Inverness, before going to the States where he spent a year from 1982 to 1983 as Fulbright Scholar and was an Associate Instructor in the Department of Speech Communication in Indiana University.
Charles Kennedy had a variety of posts with the party before he was elected as the Leader of the Liberal Democrats in August 1999.
www.biogs.com /famous/kennedycharles.html   (443 words)

  Charles Kennedy
Charles Peter Kennedy (born November 25, 1959) is a British politician and Member of Parliament, who has been leader of the Liberal Democrats (the third largest political party in the United Kingdom) since 1999.
Although Kennedy has been dismissed as light weight by some observers as a result of his appearances on the current events satire panel game Have I Got News For You, opinion polls[?] have shown him to be positively regarded as a party leader and potential Prime Minister by a significant fraction of the British electorate.
Kennedy maintains the long standing aspiration for his party to break through to the status of official opposition.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ch/Charles_Peter_Kennedy.html   (426 words)

 Charles Kennedy: A Personal Problem, A Political Crisis | The Agonist
The Independent - Charles Kennedy, head of the Liberal Democratic Pary, was fighting for his political life last night after admitting he was being treated for alcoholism and calling a leadership election.
Mr Kennedy snatched a famous victory for the fledgling SDP in the 1983 Thatcher landslide election, at 23.
Kennedy did not only have a drink problem, he had an underperformance problem, and it is far from clear which contributed to which.
agonist.org /20060303/charles_kennedy_a_personal_problem_a_political_crisis   (3738 words)

  California AHGP - William Charles Kennedy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
William Charles Kennedy, who stands at the head of the legal profession in San Jose, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 25, 1849, a son of James F. and Serena (Salter) Kennedy, both also natives of that city, and members of prominent American families whose history dates back to the period of the Revolution.
William Charles Kennedy, who was one of a family of six children, five sons and one daughter, came with his mother and brother to California in 1851.
kennedy was united in marriage to Miss Kate Moody, a native of San Jose and a daughter of Charles Moody, one of the prominent early settlers of California and for many years prominent in the milling industry.
www.usgennet.org /usa/ca/state1/biographies/wckennedy.html   (391 words)

 Liberal Values in Britain, Charles Kennedy Discovers What That Means - CBS News
Charles Kennedy was one of the nicest men in politics and one of the most effective.
The truth is that Charles Kennedy’s drink cabinet has been a better friend to him in recent months than his own back-stabbing cabinet in waiting.
CBS News contributor Petrie Hosken considers the recent resignation of Charles Kennedy, former leader of the Liberal Democrats in Britain.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/01/10/uttm/main1194296.shtml   (561 words)

 New Statesman - The New Statesman Interview - Charles Kennedy
Kennedy speaks eloquently of Blair's enthusiasm for "feeding the monsters" of the press barons; of his decision, on Lords reform, to enter "the viper's den" with Tory hereditaries; of public "disillusion and disappointment" with Labour's social agenda; and of the Prime Minister's "lack of leadership" on Europe.
Kennedy firmly believes a "yes" vote can be won if supporters of the single currency rise from their torpor and speak out.
Kennedy accuses Labour of making a "rod for their own backs" by getting into "the viper's garden with the Conservative Viscount Cranborne" and allowing 92 of the hereditary peers to stay on.
www.newstatesman.com /200101290011   (1733 words)

 Charles Kennedy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Charles F. Kennedy, an Iowan who gravitated to New York, where he became a familiar presence in Central Park as an amateur naturalist, died on Oct. 20 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
Charles Francis Kennedy was born Oct. 19, 1937, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1960.
Kennedy was a longtime supporter of the New York City Audubon Society and volunteered at the American Museum of Natural History, where he was particularly devoted to the Butterfly Conservatory.
www.palemale.com /charleskennedy.html   (364 words)

 Jamaica Gleaner News - UK Liberal Democratic leader quits - Sunday | January 8, 2006
Kennedy later made a statement at the Liberal Democrats headquarters announcing his resignation after admitting on Thursday that he had received treatment for alcohol abuse and that support had evaporated among his parliamentary colleagues.
CHARLES KENNEDY, leader of Britain's third-biggest party, resigned yesterday after support from his colleagues evaporated when he admitted he had had treatment for alcohol abuse.
Kennedy led the party to its best showing in decades in an election last May but had, on several occasions since, prompted concern among his colleagues by appearing listless, unfocused or exhausted.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20060108/int/int1.html   (304 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: The Future of Politics: Books: Charles Kennedy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1999, Charles Kennedy was elected as leader of the Liberal Democrat Party, after a meteoric rise through the party, after becoming the youngest sitting MP of the time following the General Election of 1983.
Nevertheless, Kennedy emerges as a pleasant and principled politician, even if his sentiments, such as "we are in politics to promote the liberty of the individual", lack practical substance.
Charles Kennedy does this with panache, detailing a radical, liberal agenda with particular emphases on certain themes such as the environment and personal freedom.
www.amazon.co.uk /Future-Politics-Charles-Kennedy/dp/0007101317   (805 words)

 NETZEITUNG ALTPAPIER: Charles Kennedy: Der «ehrliche» Schotte   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jeder weiß, umsonst sind keine besseren Schulen und Krankenhäuser zu haben», heißt einer der Lieblingssätze von Charles Kennedy (41), dem Vorsitzenden der britischen Liberaldemokraten.
Der Schotte Kennedy führt nach dem Abgang von Paddy Ashdown seine Partei erstmals in den Unterhaus-Wahlkampf.
Kennedy ist überzeugt, dass «New Labour» den Libdems nicht auf Dauer die kalte Schulter zeigen kann.
www.netzeitung.de /medien/altpapier/146852.html   (254 words)

 ePolitix.com - Charles Kennedy MP - Liberal Democrat leader
Charles Kennedy: Folkestone was always going to be a prime target for us, looking at the trend of results in that seat over several elections.
Charles Kennedy: I don't know about toppling the prime minister; he's in a very, very powerful position but I think the damage done is the sense of injustice in it all.
Charles Kennedy: I think it's one of the big ones because it's central to their entire social and political approach.
www.epolitix.com /EN/Interviews/200312/F8E26184-72BC-4583-8B03-EEDAB7E1325F.htm   (2521 words)

 Rt Hon Charles Kennedy. Biography
The Rt Hon Charles Kennedy is MP for Ross, Skye and Lochaber.
He was the first SDP MP to back the merger with the Liberals after the 1987 general election, and moved a successful motion to this effect at the party conference that year.
Charles Kennedy was elected UK Party President, the equivalent of party chairman, in 1990, and served in that post until 1994.
www.charleskennedy.org.uk /html/biography.html   (459 words)

 Charles Kennedy by Greg Hurst
Kennedy has an extraordinary start to his career as a member of Parliament, winning his seat for the Social Democratic Party against all expectations at just twenty-three.
He was one of the few politicians to emerge with credit from the disastrous merger of the SDP and the Liberal Party in 1988 and was tipped from an early age as a future leader.
The confrontation of Kennedy by some of his ablest MPs precipitated one of the most dramatic episodes in recent British political history as he tried to fight his critics before being forced to relinquish leadership of his party.
www.politicospublishing.co.uk /titles.php/itemcode/71   (529 words)

 Charles Kennedy, attorneys in Arlington, TX, Texas
Charles Kennedy is in general practice focusing on estate planning, probate, elder law, and bankruptcy.
The office is located on the west side of Arlington one block north of Park Row next to the Bank One Building.
The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship.
publish.pdesigner.com /ckennedylaw/firmoverview.jsp   (76 words)

 Search: the words 'top', 'up', and 'fees' spoken by Charles Kennedy (TheyWorkForYou.com)
Charles Kennedy:...during last week's press conference at No. 10 he was unusually candid on this matter—the Prime Minister was urging people not to be tempted into voting Liberal Democrat because they might end up with a Conservative Government.
Charles Kennedy:...we have done in the Scottish Parliament, for a much fairer deal for our students—a deal that does not involve the savage amount of personal debt that will result from the imposition of student fees, and from the top-up fees that will shortly accompany them, in England and Wales.
Charles Kennedy: The Prime Minister has again confirmed that the status quo for university education funding is not an option.
www.theyworkforyou.com /search/?s=top-up+fees&pid=10334&pop=1   (1408 words)

 Charles Kennedy defies growing revolt from his MPs - Times Online
Charles Kennedy's leadership of the Liberal Democrats was on the brink tonight after more than a third of his parliamentary party called on him to resign at the weekend.
Matthew Taylor, who chaired Mr Kennedy’s original leadership campaign six years ago, but was sacked as Lib Dem chairman after being one of four senior party figures to deliver an ultimatum to seek treatment for his drink problem, called on Mr Kennedy not to fight to keep his job.
If Mr Kennedy won a leadership contest he would stay on, even if MPs passed a motion of no confidence because "it would be redundant", she said.
www.timesonline.co.uk /article/0,,17129-1973370,00.html   (1557 words)

 Charles Kennedy Equity Award
Dale Ensign Trustee AwardMarie Y. Martin CEO AwardCharles Kennedy Equity AwardWilliam H. Meardy Faculty Member AwardProfessional Board Staff Award
This award recognizes exemplary commitment by a community, technical, or junior college governing board and its chief executive officer to achieve equity in the college’s education programs and services and in the administration and delivery of those programs and services.
The award honors the late Charles Kennedy, a trustee of Joliet Junior College in Illinois, who was a founder of the ACCT Minority Affairs Assembly, which became the ACCT Diversity Committee.
www.acct.org /Template2.asp?bid=340   (200 words)

 Kennedy Center: Millennium Stage
Members of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra perform classical works in a chamber recital.
Symphonic pop band from led by front man Tim DeLaughter, brings its dynamic and expansive sound to the Kennedy Center’s outdoor South Plaza Stage.
The honeyed voice of singer/songwriter Norah Jones crosses musical borders from jazz to soul to folk-based pop.
www.kennedy-center.org /programs/millennium/schedule.html   (923 words)

 Charles Kennedy - The Huffington Post
When people spoke of Charles Kennedy's conviviality, it was not always a euphemism for his drinking: he was, and is, a genuine charmer.
Charles Kennedy, the former Liberal Democrat leader forced to resign after he admitted an alcohol problem, refused yesterday to rule out challenging Sir Menzies Campbell as head of the party.
Charles Kennedy avoids questions about his future as he opens the Festival of Politics at Holyrood....
www.huffingtonpost.com /topics/Charles+Kennedy   (566 words)

 Charles Saatchi
On the eve of his gallery's 20th anniversary and its complete reinstalment with paintings, Charles Saatchi answers questions on the record for the first time ever.
The then-director, Brian Kennedy, even wrote an essay about museum ethics, to which he directed the attention of the media.
CS: The National Gallery pulled out of "Sensation" because it was causing a kerfuffle in New York at the time, and some of your fine local politicians decided to jump on the bandwagon.
www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk /charlesqa/qa.htm   (3752 words)

 Charles Kennedy — asset or liability? -Times Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sir, In six years as party leader, Charles Kennedy has turned the Liberal Democrats from a party of protest into a serious force in British politics.
Charles Kennedy knows that he continues to enjoy the support of the ordinary members.
Sir, Charles Kennedy is to be congratulated on an effective leadership.
www.timesonline.co.uk /article/0,,59-1933720,00.html   (873 words)

 Charles Kennedy MP, Ross, Skye & Lochaber (TheyWorkForYou.com)
Charles Kennedy MP Liberal Democrat MP for Ross, Skye and Lochaber
This MP's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
12 July 2006, party for 200 guests and dinner hosted by Mr Brian Yeatman in honour of Charles Kennedy.
www.theyworkforyou.com /mp/charles_kennedy/ross%2C_skye_and_lochaber   (837 words)

 DennisKennedy.blog Home
They do not represent or reflect (nor are they intended to represent or reflect) the positions, opinions, viewpoints, policies and/or statements of any entity in which I have any ownership interest, with which I have any contractual or other legal relationship, or which is, was or might be my client or customer.
Thanks to Charles Stricklin and Aaron Brazell at the WordPress Podcast, I got to join them and answer questions and talk about intellectual property and licensing issues facing bloggers, with a special focus on Open Source licenses, the GPL (GNU General Public LIcense), and the Creative Commons licenses.
I had a great time talking with Aaron and Charles and recommend their podcast, especially for WordPress users and those thinking about moving their blogs to WordPress.
www.denniskennedy.com /blog   (2017 words)

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