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Eric Ciotti, reinvigorated leader of a weakened right


Highlights: Eric Ciotti has set a course for the future of the Republican Party. The party has been rocked by tensions over immigration and pensions. But the new leader has shown that the party is capable of retaliating and imposing its own tempo. The new president is expected to be in office by the end of the year. He has vowed to make the party a force to be reckoned with for the next five years, if not longer. The next election will be held on May 23, 2015, and the winner will be announced in June.

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Not everyone on the right would have bet on Eric Ciotti's resistance at the head of the Republicans. Before his accession to the presidency of the party, some had even vowed that the LR family, led by a political profile deemed far too far to the right to retain the most moderate of the movement, would eventually explode.

It is clear that the deputy of the Alpes-Maritimes, five months after his election and many adventures, can boast of having saved the furniture. If, during the parliamentary debates on pensions, the ship took on water, it did not sink. And since the legislative offense on immigration, Eric Ciotti has set a course... What the right has lacked so far, according to some impatient elected officials.

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The two LR bills, taking the government by surprise, offer a very different image of the right: that of a political force capable of retaliating and imposing its own tempo. "Eric Ciotti brought us together to tell us that the episode of the retreats was over...

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