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Latest update : 2014-04-01

Hollande Reshuffles Cabinet: Historic Losses in Local Elections Prompt Changes

There's been a seismic swing to the right in the first major poll since François Hollande's election. If the first round was about abstention and the inroads of the far-right, the numbers of the run-off are all about Hollande's Socialists' defeat. Until last night, more than half of French cities were run by the left. Now it's slightly more than a third. Is the problem policy, or Hollande's way of governing?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Diaraye Bah

By François PICARD

Our guests

John GAFFNEY

Professor of Political Science and author of "The French Left and the Fifth Republic"

Philippe MOREAU-CHEVROLET

Founder, MCBG Conseil

Stephen CLARKE

Journalist and author

Evelyne JOSLAIN

Political essayist specialised in American conservatism

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