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Feb 6, 2017, 5:20pm EST
  • September 21, 2018

    French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has been ordered to take a psychiatric exam

    She’s being investigated for disturbing tweets she sent about ISIS.

  • June 18, 2017

    "France is back." Macron's En Marche party just swept the French parliament.

    A decisive majority in parliament gives Emmanuel Macron an opportunity to advance his centrist agenda.

  • May 9, 2017

    6 things to watch as Macron takes office in France

    “It’s still a deeply divided country.”

  • May 8, 2017

    4 winners and 5 losers from the French election

    Immigrants and refugees won. Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin lost.

  • May 7, 2017

    France just rejected the far right and elected Emmanuel Macron

    Marine Le Pen of the National Front loses historic vote for the French presidency.

  • May 6, 2017

    Macron vs. Le Pen: the French presidential election, explained

    The final round to rule them all.

  • May 6, 2017

    Serge and Beate Klarsfeld hunted Nazis. Now they fight Marine Le Pen.

    After decades of hunting down Nazis, the Klarsfelds are working to stop Marine Le Pen.

  • May 6, 2017

    Emmanuel Macron's campaign has been hacked just hours before the French presidential vote

  • May 6, 2017

    France’s best hope against a far-right takeover is an inexperienced former banker

    Emmanuel Macron is just 39, has never been elected, and represents the global elite. Can he beat Marine Le Pen?

  • May 6, 2017

    Marine Le Pen is trying to win the French elections with a subtler kind of xenophobia

    How France’s far-right presidential candidate is rebranding her party.

  • May 6, 2017

    Defeating Marine Le Pen won't be enough to save France

    If Macron stumbles in office — and he faces steep challenges — the door could be wide open for the far right.

  • May 5, 2017

    Marine Le Pen wants to protect France’s LGBTQ community — but opposes same-sex marriage

    Marine Le Pen, the French far right candidate for president, has tried to win over gay supporters.

  • May 4, 2017

    Why Obama just endorsed Emmanuel Macron for president of France

    In the age of far-right populism, Western elections have gone international.

  • May 3, 2017

    Le Pen and Macron resort to name calling in final French presidential debate

    The French certainly have a way with words.

  • May 2, 2017

    Marine Le Pen plagiarized from a political opponent — and called it an homage

    With the French election a week away, the National Front candidate is trying to appeal to more voters — by any means necessary.

  • April 27, 2017

    What the French election tells us about the rise of populism

    This is not an existential crisis for Western democracy.

  • April 25, 2017

    The French election, explained in 9 maps and charts

    You love charts. You love France. Here are some charts about France.

  • April 24, 2017

    Almost everyone in French politics is working to stop Le Pen

    Even conservatives have united behind center-left Macron in an effort to stop the National Front.

  • April 24, 2017

    The French election, explained in 500 words

    The decline of the establishment — and the rise of a new kind of political battle.

  • April 23, 2017

    European leaders seem pretty happy about the French election results

    “Long live France, long live Europe!”

  • April 23, 2017

    France's historic presidential election results, explained

    Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron come out on top.

  • April 21, 2017

    Marine Le Pen: France’s Trump is on the rise

    A political push from France’s far-right.

  • April 20, 2017

    Watch: Obama’s bromantic call to France’s Emmanuel Macron

    Obama’s call to the centrist frontrunner highlights what’s at stake in the French election: Europe.

  • April 17, 2017

    John Oliver warns French voters: “Britain and America fucked up. Don’t fuck up too.”

    The Last Week Tonight host had a message for the French ahead of their upcoming elections.

  • April 17, 2017

    A far-left politician is shaking up France’s presidential race

    Jean-Luc Mélenchon and the populist left: the surge of support for “Unsubmissive” France.

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