Socialists Take French Parliament, Sweep Power

Francois Hollande

PARIS (AP) -- Francois Hollande is the man in charge after his Socialist Party swept France's parliamentary election. Voters welcomed the French president's vision of injecting government money into Europe's economies in hopes of helping the joint euro currency stave off disaster....

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