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Can Hollande live up to expectations?

No one could have been very surprised, not even M. Sarkozy, when Fran├žois Hollande was elected as the second socialist president of the Fifth Republic, the first since Fran├žois Mitterrand in 1981. Only a few months ago, he would have seemed a very unlikely president. What transformed his prospects was not the economic and political […] … learn more→