Chirac Shuffles Cabinet French President Jacques Chirac shuffles his cabinet after his party was trounced in regional elections Sunday by the Socialist-led opposition. The new lineup moves popular Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy to lead the country's ministry of economy and finance. Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin becomes the new interior minister. Hear NPR's Nick Spicer.
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Chirac Adjusts Cabinet After Elections

French President Jacques Chirac shuffles his cabinet after his party was trounced in regional elections Sunday by the Socialist-led opposition. The new lineup moves popular Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy to lead the country's ministry of economy and finance. Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin becomes the new interior minister. Hear NPR's Nick Spicer.