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French Départementales: Winners, Losers, and the National Front

In the second and final wave of French départementales elections on Sunday, Nicolas Sarkozy’s UMP has come out triumphant with 67 of the country’s councils. This is hardly surprising given the widespread unpopularity with the governing socialists. The governing party lost … Continue reading

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Nicolas Sarkozy’s Latest Win Set to be First of Many

Nicolas Sarkozy has a lot to be thankful for tonight, after his Union for a Popular Movement party came out first during local polls in France this Sunday. 32% of the votes went to the UMP, with the National Front … Continue reading

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