Socialist François Hollande Defeats Sarkozy for French Presidency

France has a new president after a run-off election Sunday night. Socialist François Hollande beat Nicholas Sarkozy, who becomes France’s first one-term president in 31 years, according to Bruce Crumley in TIME. During his campaign, Sarkozy was accused of pandering to anti-Muslim sentiments on the French electorate’s far-right.

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