Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo to run for French presidency

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The Socialist will campaign on her story of ‘overcoming class prejudice’ in bid to win back voters for the left in 2022.

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The Socialist mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, has announced a bid for the French presidency, saying that as a woman with working-class, immigrant roots she will try to repair the anger and divisions in French society and win back low-income workers disillusioned with the left, reports The Guardian