And then there was one. . . read more on the political storm in France in this wire story.
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French former minister of culture Jack Lang sits in the auditorium after most of the leftist deputies left during a stormy session of the French National Assembly, in Paris, France, 06 July 2010. French President Nicolas Sarkozy rejected allegations that he and his party treasurer received illegal campaign donations, branding them political smears. An accountant, identified by the investigative website Mediapart as Claire T., said Eric Woerth, a Sarkozy ally and treasurer of his UMP party, received the donation from Liliane Bettencourt in March 2007, ahead of Sarkozy's election victory in May.