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France's Sarkozy attracts mockery with Twitter chat

PARIS (Reuters) - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy drew a wave of mocking comments about his judicial woes when he launched a rare question-and-answer session on Twitter on Friday.

France's Sarkozy accused of pandering to racist sentiments

PARIS (Reuters) - France's ruling Socialists accused conservative former president Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday of appealing to racist sentiments in criticizing the country's Morocco-born education minister.

French court endorses Sarkozy phone-tapping in upset for comeback

PARIS (Reuters) - French magistrates ruled on Thursday that authorities had acted legally in tapping ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's phone as part of an investigation into allegations of influence peddling, in a potential blow to his hopes to run for president in 2017.

Sarkozy aims for French party of 'Republicans'

PARIS (Reuters) - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy wants to rechristen his UMP party "The Republicans" - but more as part of a calculated bid to consolidate his own political comeback than in homage to similarly-named fellow U.S. conservatives.

French elections produce perfect gender parity overnight, but the left fails to benefit

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

An activist glues a poster for Socialist Party candidate François Hollande over a poster of President Nicolas Sarkozy of the UMP (2012) Just 14 percent of the councilors sitting on France's departmental councils were women just over a week ago. Show More Summary

France's Sarkozy questioned on suspect political funding

PARIS (Reuters) - Doubts over Nicolas Sarkozy's political funding returned to haunt the French ex-president on Wednesday when the prosecutor said investigators had questioned him in an affair that could cloud his chance of a re-election bid in 2017.

Sarkozy Wins French Local Elections; Far Right Makes Limited Gains

The far-right National Front made only limited gains in French local elections won by a wide margin on Sunday by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's conservatives and their centrist allies. Sarkozy's UMP and its allies will take over twoShow More Summary

Conservatives Triumph Over Ruling Left In French Local Elections

2 months agoNews : Vice News

France’s ruling Socialist Party loses out after massive gains by right-wing opposition UNP party led by former French president Nicolas Sarkozy in local ballot.

French local elections: Winners and losers

Nicolas Sarkozy's centre-right alliance won a landslide victory in the French departmental elections, making yesterday a terrible election night for President Francois Hollande's Socialist Party. Front National performed below recent expectations, but made gains that shouldn't be underestimated. Show More Summary

Sarkozy blasts socialists as conservatives win local voting

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy blasted the “lies, denial and impotence” of the governing Socialists.

French Right-Wing Win Key Local Voting

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

PARIS (AP) — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy blasted the "lies, denial and impotence" of France's governing Socialists after estimates showed his conservative party and their allies chalked up wins across France in Sunday's local elections that saw the left lose nearly half of its councils. Show More Summary

Sarkozy's UMP Party Leads French Local Election

Exit polls showed that France's Conservative UMP Party, led by former president Nicolas Sarkozy, leads in the final round of French local elections on Sunday.

Sarkozy leads French local election, far-right makes voting gains: exit poll

PARIS (Reuters) - Ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's conservative UMP party and its allies led in the second and final round of French local elections on Sunday, a BFMTV exit poll by pollsters CSA showed.

Sarkozy's stumbling comeback

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will have to convince voters that he represents a viable alternative.

France’s right-wing edges out far-right National Front in local elections

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

France’s right-wing parties, led by former president Nicolas Sarkozy, edged out the far-right National Front to take first place in local elections, in a crucial test ahead of 2017 presidential elections. The conservative alliance, including Sarkozy’s opposition UMP, took 32.5 percent...

Sarkozy, allies won the first round of French local elections

Former President Nicolas Sarkozy’s conservative UMP party and their allies won the first round of French local elections on Sunday, denying Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Front (FN) first place. The result is an unaccustomed setback for Le Pen, who hoped her resurgent anti-immigrant, anti-euro party would emerge in the first round, boosting her goal […]

Sarkozy’s Union for Popular Movement Leads in France’s Regional Elections

CSA market research firm said that former French President Nicolas Sarkozy's conservative Union for a Popular Movement is leading in the first round of regional elections in the country.

Nicolas Sarkozy Is Pulling a Netanyahu Ahead of the French Elections

On the eve of the Israeli election, with polls showing him behind, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel unleashed the demons of race and religion. He asserted that there would never be an independent Palestinian state on his watch, then RELATED POST PROFILESHARE

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Better-known and more mainstream European politicians are also cozying up to Putin: French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy, who was recently re-elected head of the powerful UMP, came out this week in support of the EU formally ceding Crimea to Russia, and had some kind words for the Kremlin. Another UMP figure, the mayor of Nice, has […]

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