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Landslide wins for Macron, 66% to 34%; France's elected president managed to create a wave of optimism

Monday, May 8th 2017 - 05:25 UTC
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Emmanuel Macron, the independent candidate who has been elected as France's next president following his Sunday runoff 66% to 34% victory over Marine Le Pen, has triggered a political earthquake in his country's politics, and his performance will be closely monitored by other EU members, particularly Germany and Italy, facing similarly challenging elections. Read full article


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  • Enrique Massot

    Marine and her extreme right bunch failed to dupe the French people. Same as old Jean-Marie, who got some momentum in the 1980s by promising deportation of 2.5 million immigrants as a solution to unemployment--did not go far.
    Vive la France libre!

    May 10th, 2017 - 02:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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