The Monday Catch Up


Francois Hollande and Nicholas Sarkozy duke it out on TV. If only CNN were this classy! via

Good morning! Or, if you were up until the nerd bell, good afternoon.

The Lead Story: While our presidential election won’t take place for a few months, France had theirs yesterday! As many analysts predicted, Socialist candidate Francois Hollande defeated incumbent Nicholas Sarkozy. Despite this referendum on the incumbent, many in Europe are unsure of how Mr. Hollande’s anti-austerity policies will jive with Germany, the largest economy in the Eurozone.

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