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

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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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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