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Sarkozy, Hollande step up battle for far-right votes

France 24
Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist rival Francois Hollande stepped up their battle on Tuesday for the six million votes that went to the far-right in the first round of France's presidential election.

"It's up to me to convince the National Front (FN) voters," Hollande told Liberation newspaper, arguing that many of them were in fact left-wing and their support for the anti-immigrant, anti-EU party was a protest vote.
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Source: Agence France-Presse - on April 23, 2012

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As Socialist frontrunner Francois Hollande and outgoing President Nicolas Sarkozy make it into the second round of French presidential elections, the hunt for the far-right and the centrist vote is on as neither man misses a bit in the final stretch to th

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