Maverick shocks French campaign

Maverick shocks French campaign

Paris - Jacques Cheminade, a maverick far-rightist, surprisingly cleared the hurdles to be among nine candidates vying for the French presidency. Mr Cheminade, 53, gathered the endorsement of 500 elected officials from at least 30 regions, a requirement that forced a host of candidates out of the race. "My ambition is to be a goad and a spoil-sport," he said. Reut

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