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French Election

Anti-Immigration Movement Founded By Man Convicted Of Anti-Semitism Leads France's Polls

AP | ELAINE GANLEY and ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 05.27.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — An anti-immigration movement founded by a man repeatedly convicted of anti-Semitism now leads polls in France. The mainstream conservat...

Applied Classics: François Hollande and the Socialists of Golden-Age Athens

Lex Paulson | Posted 07.11.2012 | World
Lex Paulson

The French president-elect might find an interesting lesson on socialist leadership in the far distance of fifth-century B.C. Europe, and specifically from the two men who dominated left-wing politics in the twilight of Athens' golden age.

Headed for the Third Round

Rachida Dati | Posted 07.07.2012 | World
Rachida Dati

As for the right, France has not heard the last of us. Today we have a single imperative: victory in the upcoming legislative elections. These are often called the third round.

Voting Begins In French Election

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 07.05.2012 | World

PARIS — Voters in France's overseas territories began casting ballots for Nicolas Sarkozy or Francois Hollande on Saturday in a presidential ele...

Why The Extremists Have Already Won In Europe

Slate | Posted 05.04.2012 | World

On Sunday, by almost every indication, François Hollande, who has been leading in the polls for months, will defeat Nicolas Sarkozy and become France...

Jon Ward

Europe's Growing Economic Woes Loom Over Race For White House | Jon Ward | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The economic situation in Europe -- which many observers believe will have a significant impact on whether President Obama will be reele...

Why Sarkozy Doesn't Deserve France

Eloi Saint Bris | Posted 06.24.2012 | World
Eloi Saint Bris

The slim enthusiasm with which the international community has endowed Sarkozy deserves further inquiry. As a French living in the U.S., I feel compelled to tell a different story.

Lessons Learned From Sunday's French Elections

Geoffroy Clavel | Posted 04.24.2012 | World

A victory for François Hollande, a disappointment for Sarkozy and a triumph for Marine Le Pen; the first-round of French elections have been enlighte...

Pardon My French: Our Heroine Gets To Know The Neighborhood

Katie Beck | Posted 06.22.2012 | Travel
Katie Beck

The neighborhood has been in protracted decline: Large family homes have been turned into cheap hotels and apartments. Pizza and kebab shops abound.

French Socialists Vote For Presidential Candidates

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 12.08.2011 | World

PARIS — A moderate French leftist once dismissed as soft as a strawberry dominated nationwide primary voting Sunday, and emerged the top likely ...

If You Think Bush Is So Bad that McCain Can't Win, Recall French President Sarkozy

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

McCain has embarked on a Sarkozy campaign strategy, employing the tactics of Karl Rove. And, thusfar, the Obama campaign is letting him get away with it.