Copé and Fillon To Compete for Head of UMP

On Tuesday September 18 at 8 p.m., the deadline for sponsors’ deposits for the Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (UMP) leadership elections was officially closed. As many of the candidates have already given up the possibility of running for office, the anticipated battle between Jean François Copé and François Fillon is emerging. Henri Guaino, Bruno […]

The Drama Continues with the UMP

The internal landscape of the UMP has once again changed and new candidates are now running for leadership of the party, claiming to be a kind of “third option” to the battle between François Fillon and Jean François Copé. The first of these new candidates is Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet. Former minister under Sarkozy and former spokeswoman […]