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French PM urged to prepare presidential bid if Hollande balks at running

PARIS: Socialist lawmakers are urging Prime Minister Manuel Valls to prepare a run for the French presidency in place of Francois Hollande, whose chances of being re-elected next May they see as increasingly remote. Hollande’s poll ratings have made dismal reading for months. An opinion poll early in October put the Socialist in 12th placeā€¦ Read More »