Amherst, MA - In less than three months, Nicolas Sarkozy will probably become the second president in the 50-year history of the French Fifth Republic to be defeated for re-election. (The first time was in 1981, when incumbent president Valery Giscard d'Estaing lost to Francois Mitterrand.) Sarkozy's standing in the polls is at a historic low for a Fifth Republic president.
Ahead of the second round of voting on May 6, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist frontrunner François Hollande trade barbs in a live election debate watched by millions. A televised debate between France's presidential e... Read Post
Nicolas Sarkozy has conceded defeat in French presidential elections, opening the way for Francois Hollande to be the new leader. Early exit polls showed the socialist candidate to have gained at least 4% more of the vote than the c... Read Post