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Sarkozy enters the race (part 2)

Way behind in the polls, Nicolas Sarkozy touts "a strong France" as he officially declares his candidacy for a second term. But will the race be about values, the economy or a personality that's earned him the nickname of "Speedy Sarko"?

  • Hélène CONWAY MOURET, Socialist Senator;
  • Charles GIVADINOVICH, UMP party;
  • Patrick JARREAU, Politics Desk Editor, Le Monde newspaper;
  • Nicolas BAYGERT, Communications Consultant (from Brussels)
  • Jocelyn EVANS, Professor of Politics, University of Salford (from Salford, England, UK).

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Produced by Christopher Davis, Julie Dungelhoeff, Pauline Heilmann, Mary Colombel, Anelise Borges

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