Latest Conservatism Stories

2006-03-30 15:17:03

By Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - Sacked Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko assured jittery investors on Thursday she would be a solid steward of the economy as she made a pitch to get her old job back in a future coalition government.

2006-02-09 15:20:00

Barely more than a year after celebrating a big U.S. election win, frustrated conservative activists gathered on Thursday in sometimes open revolt over Bush administration policies on immigration, spending and domestic eavesdropping.

2006-02-06 10:42:21

By Caren Bohan and Andrea Hopkins WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday proposed a $2.77 trillion fiscal 2007 budget that cuts domestic programs from community policing to Medicare while bolstering security spending as he seeks to tame a soaring deficit.

2005-12-06 12:12:35

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Conservatives chose David Cameron as their new leader on Tuesday, opting for youth to revive their fortunes and challenge British Prime Minister Tony Blair after three successive election defeats.

2005-07-08 15:55:59

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Democrats who control California's legislature said on Friday they may allow Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to make mid-year budget cuts if he drops his support for a ballot measure that would cap state spending.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.