France's New President François Hollande Must Quickly Hit His Stride

On the night of his victory, France's new president seemed exhausted and overwhelmed by the size of his task. François Hollande has little time to master the transition from candidate to president. He faces important tests at home and abroad, including finding a way to get along with Angela Merkel.
François Hollande faces myriad challenges in his initial days in office.

François Hollande faces myriad challenges in his initial days in office.

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