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As Liberal Macron Decisively Defeats Far Rightist LePen, Europe Exhales

The immediate challenge to Emmanuel Macron will be to secure a majority in next month’s parliamentary election for a political movement that is barely a year old, rebranded as La Republique En Marche (“Onward the Republic”), in order to implement his program. Outgoing president Francois Hollande, who brought Macron into politics, said the result “confirms that a very large majority of our fellow citizens wanted to unite around the values of the Republic and show their attachment to the European Union.”

May 7, 2017

French Far-Right Fails To Win Any Regions In Upset For Le Pen

Anti-immigrant party falters, as conservative and Socialist voters unite to create “rampart” against far-right.

December 13, 2015