Far-right overtake socialists in by-election to elect Cahuzac replacement

The far-right Front National party is in play off with conservative UMP candidate in the consituency of disgraced former budget minister.

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France’s ruling Socialist Party suffered a humiliating defeat on Sunday by losing a parliamentary by-election to replace disgraced former budget minister Jérôme Cahuzac, reports FRANCE 24.