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Life After No. 10 for Gordon Brown

It was Gordon Brown's tragedy to covet a job for which he was never remotely suited. It is understandable that Brown — a Member of Parliament at 32, a fearsome...

Is British Prime Minister Gordon Brown a Bully?

It's 3 a.m. and a phone in Downing Street rings. The question British voters are asking themselves isn't just whether Gordon Brown has the vision and experience...

Britain's Brown Keeps Job, But Problems Remain

After resignations, a reshuffle and rebellion, few at the first meeting Tuesday morning of Gordon Brown's new cabinet can have felt too secure about their place...

Labour Pains: Gordon Brown is Running Out of Time

It was billed as tragedy — an insurrection that would topple the Labour Party's flawed hero, Gordon Brown — but it played out like a Marx Brothers farce. The...

Brown's Blues

It was billed as tragedy--an insurrection that would topple British Prime Minister Gordon Brown--but it played out like a Marx Brothers farce. The June 8 meeting...

Expenses Scandal Only Adds to Brown's Woes

Three thousand dollars to fix the pipes beneath a tennis court; $462 for the upkeep of a swimming pool; $942 to fit a chandelier. The extravagance of many of the...

Gordon Brown: 'Sometimes a Crisis Forces Change'

For more than a decade, Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown has been urging an overhaul of the world's financial regulation and institutions in response to...

Gordon Brown Rescues British Banks — Again

Last October, when British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his Finance Minister, Alistair Darling, unveiled their emergency intervention to recapitalize U.K...

Flash Gordon Brown

"Everyone has his day, and some days last longer than others." Winston Churchill's aphorism resonates for his 21st century successor, Gordon Brown. Just weeks...

Britain's Gordon Brown Fights for His Political Life

If Britons harbor doubts about their politicians — and surveys suggest that they trust them only fractionally more than they trust tabloid reporters — then this...

Gordon Brown in America

Critics of Gordon Brown — and amid sliding approval ratings and mutterings from the ranks of his own Labour Party, there are more than a few — complain that...

Voyager to the West

Critics of Gordon Brown--and amid sliding approval ratings, there are more than a few--complain that Britain's Prime Minister lacks vision. They say he's a...

An Ominous Loss for Britain's Brown

Hyperbole is never a stranger to politics, but jubilant members of the Scottish Nationalist Party claimed to have literally felt the earth move with their...

Lost: Labour's Love for Brown

Britain's beleaguered Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his increasingly panicky Labour Party might have thought they bottomed out earlier this month, when the...

Gordon Brown Barely Prevails

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