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An Underdog Prosecutor Faces an Uphill Battle for a Top EU Job

  • Kovesi defies government after she jailed corrupt politicians
  • EU countries have already endorsed French candidate Bohnert
Laura Codruta Kovesi
Laura Codruta KovesiPhotographer: Daniel Mihailescu/AFP via Getty Images
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For a prosecutor with an uncommon record of putting corrupt politicians behind bars, the former head of Romania’s anti-graft agency is facing one more hurdle than her rivals: the opposition of her own government.