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The Battle for France Won't End With a President

Apr 21, 2017 | 09:30 GMT
The Battle for France Will Not End With the Presidential Election
Of the 11 candidates running for the French presidency, four appear to stand the best chance of making it to a runoff. But the ultimate victor's power to affect change may be determined by the National Assembly elections to follow.
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With the fate of the European Union possibly on the line, the impending French presidential election has captured the world's attention. Popular anti-establishment candidates on both the left and right have promised to introduce protectionist measures and have threatened to take the country out of the European Union if they...

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