Analysis: Hollande to tighten grip in French parliament election




 
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Analysis: Hollande to tighten grip in French parliament election
 
June 3rd, 2012  
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Analysis: Hollande to tighten grip in French parliament election
PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande's Socialists are not surfing towards a landslide victory in parliamentary elections this month, yet a lesser triumph should still permit France's first left-wing leader in 17 years to rule effectively. The stakes are high in the contest taking place on June 10 and 17, as the 57-year-old social democrat can only hope to implement his tax-and-spend plans if the left takes control of the lower house National Assembly, as polls predict. ...




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