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French Socialists Projected to Win Parliamentary Election

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party has taken a solid majority in Sunday’s runoff parliamentary elections. Early polling results show the Socialists’ bloc taking up to 320 seats in the 577-member National Assembly, well above the 289 needed for a majority. The conservative UMP party of former president Nicolas Sarkozy was expected to win at […]

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Voting Under Way in French Parliamentary Election

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Voting is under way in France, in a second round of parliamentary elections in which President Francois Hollande’s Socialists are expected to win a solid majority in the 577-member National Assembly. Opinion polls and seat projections from last Sunday’s first-round vote suggest the Socialist block could achieve at least 287 seats in the lower house […]

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Voting Under Way in French Parliamentary Election

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Voting is under way in France, in a second round of parliamentary elections in which President Francois Hollande’s Socialists are expected to win a solid majority in the 577-member National Assembly. Opinion polls and seat projections from last Sunday’s first-round vote suggest the Socialist block could achieve at least 287 seats in the lower house […]

French Socialists Expected to Dominate Parliamentary Elections

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 11:35 pm (UTC-5)
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France holds a run-off parliamentary election Sunday in which President Francois Hollande’s Socialists are expected to win a solid majority in the 577-member National Assembly, even without adding seats from its Green Party allies. Opinion polls and seat projections from last Sunday’s first-round vote suggest the Socialist block could achieve at least 287 seats in […]

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France Extradites Accused Credit Card Swindler to US

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department says an alleged international credit card trafficker has been deported from France to the United States to face criminal charges. Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer said in a statement Friday that 27-year-old Vladislav Anatolievich Horohorin, also known as “BadB” of Moscow, is suspected of being one of the most prolific sellers […]

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French Socialists Lead in Parliamentary Election

Posted June 11th, 2012 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party and its allies are on track to win a solid majority in parliament after winning the largest bloc of seats in the first round of voting for the country’s lower house of parliament. Official results for Sunday’s vote show the left wing parties with about 46 percent of the […]

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French Socialists Lead in Parliamentary Election

Posted June 11th, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party and its allies are on track to win a solid majority in parliament after winning the largest bloc of seats in the first round of voting for the country’s lower house of parliament. Official results for Sunday’s vote show the left wing parties with about 46 percent of the […]

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French Socialists Lead in Parliamentary Election

Posted June 11th, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party and its allies have won the largest bloc of seats in the first round of voting for the country’s lower house of parliament. Official results for Sunday’s vote show the left wing parties with about 46 percent of the vote in the 577-seat National Assembly. Former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s […]

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Exit Polls: French Socialists Lead in Parliamentary Election

Posted June 10th, 2012 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Exit polls from France’s first round of parliamentary elections show President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party and its allies winning the largest bloc of seats in the lower house. Early poll results show the left wing parties winning more than 40 percent of seats in the 577-seat National Assembly. Former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s conservative UMP party […]

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French Socialists Take Lead in Parliamentary Election

Posted June 10th, 2012 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Exit polls from France’s first round of parliamentary elections show President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party and its allies winning the largest bloc of seats in the lower house. Early poll results show the leftwing parties winning up to 40 percent of seats in the 577-seat National Assembly or lower house of parliament. Former president Nicolas […]

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