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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

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

Conservatives Triumph Over Ruling Left In French Local Elections

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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'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

last monthNews : 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.

Europe Fractures: France Pivots To Putin, Cyprus Offers Moscow Military Base, Germany-US Splinter On Ukraine

``... perhaps most significantly is France's continued apparent pivot towards Russia... Following Francois Hollande's calls for greater autonomy for Eastern Ukraine, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has come out in apparent support...Show More Summary

Charlie Hebdo would approve: Sarkozy mocked after pushing his way to front of Paris march

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is making his way to the front of the pack, but not in the political sense that he might have hoped for. During Sunday's huge unity rally in Paris, as 1.5 million people honored the victims ofShow More Summary

The Politics of Terrorism Lead Desperate Hollande to Embrace Sarkozy

(AP Photo) Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, poses with current President Francois Hollande prior to their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Thursday, January 8, 2015, in connection with a terrorist attack. Police hunted...Show More Summary

Terrorist Amedy Coulibaly met French prez Nicolas Sarkozy

Cop killer Amedy Coulibaly meet with then-French President Nicolas Sarkozy as a 27-year-old worker – years before he died a terrorist.

Paris Attacker Met French President in 2009

Amedy Coulibaly said he got Nicolas Sarkozy's autograph for his nine sisters

Sony's Own Copyright Infringement Shows How Broken Our Copyright System Is Today

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

It almost always seems to come out that the most aggressive "anti-piracy" people, companies and organizations are engaged in some form of copyright infringement themselves. There was Nicolas Sarkozy, former President of France who initiated...Show More Summary

Sarkozy wins back party leadership, but road to French presidential election remains very long

Nicolas Sarkozy took a further step on the road to his political comeback over the weekend, as he won back the leadership of France’s centre-right UMP party. The former French President secured 64.5% of votes in an online survey of UMP...Show More Summary

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Elected Opposition Party Leader

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, who has made headlines recently for his call to repeal the country's same-sex marriage law that was passed last year, has been elected as leader of the UMP opposition party. BBC reports: More than 150,000...

Nicolas Sarkozy wins French opposition UMP party vote

``Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been elected head of the opposition UMP, in what is being seen as the start of a new bid for the presidency.'' -- Sarko being dredged up to try to stop Le Pen and keep France in the Euro? (Note that Ghaddafi had to be eliminated for this to be possible... mission accomplished there!)

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