French President Reels After Far Right Victory

May 27, 2014 8:49 AM

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France's Socialist president, reeling from a record electoral victory by the far right, pledged Monday to press ahead with tax and spending cuts and urged a more streamlined European Union in hopes of calming voter anger

(PARIS) — The anti-EU, anti-immigration National Front party shook France’s political landscape by coming out on top in France’s voting for European Parliament elections, beating the mainstream conservatives and the governing Socialists.

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