Victory for Le Pen in France's presidential election would have big repercussions for France — and the rest of the EU

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Apr 22, 2022
The leader of France's far-right National Rally party has promised radical change if she wins the presidency.
Though opinion polls show a Marine Le Pen victory as unlikely, she was at one point only 3 percentage points behind President Emmanuel Macron.
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In French election, the EU looms large

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May 5, 2017
The two finalists offer markedly different policies on the European Union.
Emmanuel Macron, center, the French presidential candidate for the On the Move party, waves during a campaign rally in Albi, France, on Thursday.
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