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French President Sarkozy Warmly Received in U.S.

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French President Sarkozy Warmly Received in U.S.

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French President Sarkozy Warmly Received in U.S.

French President Sarkozy Warmly Received in U.S.

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy's two-day visit to Washington is viewed as a diplomatic triumph. He and President Bush discussed Iran and are against its nuclear arms, demonstrating a cozier relationship between the two countries under France's new conservative leader. Just four years ago, amid angry diplomatic disputes over the U.S. invasion of Iraq, members of Congress refused to eat French fries.

Dana Milbank, a columnist for The Washington Post, speaks with Renee Montagne.