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French Far Right Flirts With Sarkozy

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2012 | World

By John Irish and Daniel Flynn PARIS, April 26 (Reuters) - Far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who has emerged as a kingmaker in France's ...

Far-Right On The Come-Up?

Le Huffington Post | Grégory Raymond | Posted 04.23.2012 | World

It’s the unpleasant outcome no one was expecting: Having won 18 percent of the French vote, Marine Le Pen can now be considered the third voice in t...

France Election Results: Hollande, Sarkozy Advance, Far-Right Get Push

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2012 | World

By Catherine Bremer and Emmanuel Jarry PARIS, April 22 (Reuters) - Far-rightist Marine Le Pen threw France's presidential race wide op...

2012, Bleak Wilderness

Anne Sinclair | Posted 06.03.2012 | World
Anne Sinclair

How do we fight abyssal deficits while maintaining employment opportunities? This is the center of all concerns. But instead of trying to answer this question, the presidential contenders are playing an entirely different game.

The Italian Job

The European Magazine | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
The European Magazine

It's no surprise that, running for a new term in office, Sarkozy resorted to new tactics. His challenges are somewhat similar to Italy's: high debt, a dissatisfactory economy, unsolved immigrant integration questions, and a working class in revolt. His new idea?

Candidate Makes Biting Halal Meat Accusation At Sarkozy

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2012 | World

By John Irish LILLE, France, Feb 19 (Reuters) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen switched her presidential campaign back to immi...

'We Avoided Catastrophe'

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2012 | World

By Emmanuel Jarry MARSEILLE, France, Feb 19 (Reuters) - President Nicolas Sarkozy told an election rally on Sunday that his policies ...

'Yes, I Am A Candidate'

Posted 04.16.2012 | World

PARIS (AP) — French President Nicolas Sarkozy will seek a second term in upcoming elections despite years of low popularity ratings, pledging Wednes...

Hollande Ahead Of Sarkozy In French Poll

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2012 | World

PARIS, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Socialist frontrunner Francois Hollande and conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy pulled ahead of rivals in an opinion pol...