French election: Sarkozy targets far-right in bid to win runoff

Monday, April 23, 2012 | 6:41 p.m. CDT; updated 9:32 p.m. CDT, Monday, April 23, 2012

PARIS — President Nicolas Sarkozy starkly laid out his path to re-election Monday: He will be plunging deep into far-right territory to hunt the votes he needs to beat Socialist challenger Francois Hollande in the runoff.