(Paul Mirengoff) Emmanuel Macron, the frontrunner in France’s presidential election hails from Amiens in the north of France. Amiens is a beautiful city (or was when I visited 15 years ago). Amiens Cathedral is generally considered one of the five most impressive in France. Show More Summary
The number of disillusioned voters who abstain could determine if the far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen, upends expectations in the presidential runoff.
Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen announced Saturday that she would name a eurosceptic from outside her National Front party as prime minister if she captures France's presidency in the May 7 run-off. In a bruising contest against pro-European...Show More Summary
For years, the party leader has held her party together with promises of electoral victory that she might not be able to deliver.
The battle to become France's next president boils down to a sharp clash of contrasting visions. In one corner is centrist Emmanuel Macron, with his pro-globalisation, pro-EU world view. In the other, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, who champions "nationalism" and a "France-first" approach.
Right-wing candidate's visit to factory appears to fall flat
With Emanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen moving on to next Sunday’s (May 7) runoff French presidential election, first-round results proved right in line with the polls. One would typically expect “as expected” results to elicit minimal market reaction. Show More Summary
Polls predict Macron, a former economy minister, will win the May 7 run-off with about 59-60 percent. But the momentum has recently been with Le Pen, who has clawed back about five percentage points over the past week.
Marine Le Pen looks set to shortly benefit from another high-ranking endorsement from the right, that of former... The post Philippe de Villiers, Influential Political Leader and Founder of the ‘Puy du Fou’ Theme Park Empire, To Endorse Marine Le Pen for French President. appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
A week before a decisive second round in France's presidential election, many voters are skeptical that either of the two candidates can solve chronic unemployment or tackle security concerns, a poll published on Sunday found.
The far-right leader is using her gender to give the National Front a veneer of respectability and modernity.
With a week to go before France's presidential election runoff, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen played the green card outside a controversial aluminium plant in the south of the country. Le Pen has made a series of targeted campaign stops in a bid to close a 19-point gap in voter surveys with centrist frontrunner Emmanuel Macron, 39. Show More Summary
R.R. Reno, Republicans Are Now the ‘America First’ Party: There are incontrovertible truths at the core of antiglobalist populism, as being pitched by Trump and Le Pen, as captured here by R.R. Reno: Our country has dissolved to a far greater degree than those cloistered on the coasts allow themselves to realize. Show More Summary
Protesters to use 1 May marches to oppose far-right presidential candidate as Front National holds annual gathering France will be on extra high alert on Monday as workers and protesters use the traditional 1 May marches to stage a show of force against the far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. Show More Summary
The Latest on France's presidential campaign (all times local): 2 p.m. French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is trying to win over voters worried about the environment by visiting an … Click to Continue »
French commentators rush to endorse 39 year-old Macron as France's next President, despite a ferocious challenge from the Far-Right's Marine Le Pen in the rocky ride to Sunday's run-off vote.
France's presidential candidates are pushing their rival worldviews, as far-right Marine Le Pen calls the euro currency "dead" and centrist Emmanuel Macron visits a Holocaust memorial and calls for political … Click to Continue »
French President Francois Hollande said Saturday that voters in France must decide their future in Europe in the May 7 presidential vote pitting europhile candidate Emmanuel Macron against the anti-EU Marine Le Pen.
Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, who go head-to-head in the second round of France's presidential election on May 7, are diametrically opposed on issues ranging from immigration to Europe to gay marriage. Show More Summary