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Scandals no obstacle to comeback attempts

Ljubljana, 13 November - Several former political heavyweights are attempting comebacks in the upcoming local elections, some of them despite of scandals that seemed to have buried their political careers already. Standing out are Franc Kangler in Maribor, who resigned in the face of violent street protests, and Pavle Rupar in Tržič, who has served prison time.

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Former MP Janko Veber mounts bid to return to the mayorship in Kočevje.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Ex-Maribor Mayor Franc Kangler
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
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