Victory slipping from grasp? Defections, poll plunge hit Sarkozy

France's President and UMP party candidate for the 2012 French presidential election Nicolas Sarkozy delivers a speech at a electoral rally in Arras, northern France April 18, 2012. (REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 19, 2012, on page 1.




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