It needs a better strategy.
This tag includes stories about the Republicans’ predecessor, the Union pour un mouvement populaire.
Neither the Republicans nor the Socialists have found a way to recover from their loss to Emmanuel Macron.
Unwilling to come to terms with a new political reality, France’s old parties are down in the polls.
Conservatives in France and Spain have mimicked the Austrian’s lurch to the right without his success.
The president’s opponents need to decide if they want to mobilize their base or appeal to moderates and undecideds.
The new Republican party leader calls for a return to the “true values of the right”.
Both the center-right Republicans and the far-right National Front are riven with divisions.
Unlike most, conservative leaders in Austria and the United Kingdom can afford to appease reactionary voters.
Both the Republicans and Socialists are divided three ways. Many lawmakers do not even seek reelection.
A look at the policies of the five presidential candidates in France reveals that left-right divisions have become less relevant.