Reporters gather outside former President Nicolas Sarkozy's office where he is having 

Reporters gather outside former President Nicolas Sarkozy's office where he is having lunch with his former Prime Minister Francois Fillon, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 in Paris. A mediation effort Sunday failed to reconcile the Union for a Popular Movement party or figure out who's in charge, seven days after a disputed election for a new party leader. The election a week ago split party members into those leaning toward the anti-immigrant far right, represented by Cope, and those hewing to more centrist views, supporting Fillon. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
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Reporters gather outside former President Nicolas Sarkozy's office where he is having lunch with his former Prime Minister Francois Fillon, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 in Paris. A mediation effort Sunday failed to reconcile the Union for a Popular Movement party or figure out who's in charge, seven days after a disputed election for a new party leader. The election a week ago split party members into those leaning toward the anti-immigrant far right, represented by Cope, and those hewing to more centrist views, supporting Fillon. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
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