World reacts to Margaret Thatcher's death

Published On: Apr 09 2013 04:34:13 PM PDT   Updated On: Apr 08 2013 09:14:10 AM PDT

World leaders react to the death of Britain's first female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher.

House Speaker John Boehner, closeup
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"Margaret Thatcher, a grocer's daughter, stared down elites, union bosses, and communists to win three consecutive elections, establish conservative principles in Western Europe, and bring down the Iron Curtain. There was no secret to her values -- hard work and personal responsibility -- and no nonsense in her leadership." -- House Speaker John Boehner

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