France President Francois Hollande May Gain More Power In Vote

French parliamentary elections could give the leader a legislative majority, and with it a commanding position that France's left hasn't held for decades.PARIS — He calls himself Mr. Normal. But that's only if "normal" means having the chance to become one of France's strongest presidents in recent memory.

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