Manuel Valls, a prominent Socialist Party member and a possible candidate for one of the ministers positions in the new government, arrives at the Socialist Party headquarters in Paris Monday May 7, ... more 
Manuel Valls, a prominent Socialist Party member and a possible candidate for one of the ministers positions in the new government, arrives at the Socialist Party headquarters in Paris Monday May 7, 2012. France handed the presidency to leftist Francois Hollande, a champion of government stimulus programs who says the state should protect the downtrodden, a victory that could deal a death blow to the drive for austerity that has been the hallmark of Europe in recent years. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Michel Spingler
Mon, May 7, 2012 6:02 AM EDT