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Far Right Building Base in French Elections

French voters are going to the polls Sunday to cast their ballots in local elections. The elections are widely seen as an opportunity for Marine Le Pen and her far-right National Front -- or FN -- to build a base if, as expected, Le Pen runs for president in 2017. Opinion polls indicate Le Pen's FN is running a close race against the ruling Socialists of President Francois Hollande and the conservative UMP led by former President Nicolas Sarkozy. The FN party has been able to...

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