Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo to run for French presidency


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