French Ex-President Named Witness in Campaign Funding Probe

April 1, 2015 12:27 PM

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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been designated a key witness in a judicial investigation of financing of his failed 2012 re-election bid.

Wednesday's move by an investigating judge amounts to a new legal headache for Sarkozy as he seeks to reconstruct his political career and possibly mount a re-election bid in 2017.

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