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France’s president-elect faces tough challenges

May 8, 2017
Emmanuel Macron won handily in France’s presidential election at the weekend, securing two-thirds of the vote. Next month, he faces an even more daunting election challenge — winning a majority in the parliamentary elections. Without control of Parliament, he will struggle to deliver the wide-ranging economic reforms he’s promised. It won’t just be the French […]

Emmanuel Macron may have won the French presidency, but challenges await him

May 8, 2017
His victory may signify a rejection of Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate, instead of support for him.
Emmanuel Macron addresses his supporters after winning the French presidential election.
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