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Macron and Le Pen clash in presidential debate -

The top candidates in France's presidential election have clashed in a televised debate, with centrist Emmanuel Macron accusing far-right leader Marine Le Pen of lying and seeking to divide the French. The election is shaping up as the most ...and more »

Emmanuel Macron's Unlikely Rise To Becoming France's President - Huffington Post

Until just a few months ago, Emmanuel Macron was a minor figure in French national politics and relatively unknown to voters. On Sunday, he defeated far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in the country's presidential election with a decisive ...and more »

Meet Emmanuel Macron, the 39-year-old former investment banker tipped to beat Marine Le Pen in the French election - Business Insider

At 39 years old, he is the youngest candidate in the race — and the only one with no experience in running a campaign. He served under President François Hollande as Minister of Economy, Industry, and Digital Data, but only truly entered the public ...and more »

What a Le Pen Win Would Look Like - New York Times

LONDON — It is entirely plausible that the next president of France will be Marine Le Pen. After the Brexit vote in Britain and the election of Donald Trump in the United States, Ms. Le Pen, the leader of one of the oldest far-right parties in Europe ...and more »

Marine Le Pen Sharpens Attack on Emmanuel Macron in French Debate - New York Times

PARIS — The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen clashed sharply with her probable presidential opponent, the centrist Emmanuel Macron, over immigration, integration and France's role in the world, during a marathon televised debate Monday night, a ...and more »

These Are the Elections That Will Decide Europe's Fate - Foreign Policy In Focus

While France teeters on the brink of the far right, left parties elsewhere are showing surprising strength. By Conn Hallinan, March 21, 2017 . Share. PrintFriendly and PDF Print. elections-france-europe-le-pen-macron-fillon. (Photo: Jose Maria Cuellar ...and more »

France's National Front co-founder Jean-Marie Le Pen says the battle is already won - Washington Post

ST. CLOUD, France — He is a convicted Holocaust denier but also the patriarch of the party that could soon triumph in France's presidential election. These days, Jean-Marie Le Pen, now 88, struggles to walk. But his ideology is on the move: In a once ...and more »

You DON'T talk for me! Le Pen and Macron clash in fiery debate about the burkini -

MARINE Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron clashed in a row over the burkini during the televised French presidential debate. By Katie Mansfield. PUBLISHED: 22:05, Mon, Mar 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 22:50, Mon, Mar 20, 2017. 0. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0 ...and more »

Don't count Marine Le Pen out - Washington Post

The French presidential campaign switched into high gear this week with a sometimes-raucous American-style debate featuring the five top candidates. The three-and-a-half-hour marathon was the first televised debate ever held before the first round of ...and more »

Emmanuel Macron, 39-Year-Old French Prodigy Eyeing Presidency - NDTV

Paris: "Neither of the right, nor the left" in his own words, Emmanuel Macron is a 39-year-old former banker hoping to convince the French to take a chance on youth in this year's election. He has never been elected and only started his party last ...and more »