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Far-right leader presidential candidate Marine Le Pen gestures as she speaks during a conference in Lyon, France, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. Britain's decision to leave the European Union and the election of U.S. President Donald Trump have given the French a "reason to vote" because it can result in real change, the top lieutenant of far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen declared Sunday ahead of her long-awaited speech. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Marine Le Pen Pledges to Abolish Same-Sex Marriage

As part of her 144 pledges to the French people, anti-mass migration Front National presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has said she will abandon gay marriages in favour of civil partnerships. Earlier this month after holding her campaign launch in Lyon,

LYON, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 04: Election campaign material at the launch of the Marine Le Pen National Front Presidential campaign in the Centre de Congres on February 4, 2017 in Lyon, France. One of the most unpredictable French elections has got underway, with National Front leader promising to protect the electorate from globalization. The 48 year old daughter of the party founder Jean Marie Le Pen has manifesto pledges such as taxing job contracts for non-nationals and proposing to leave the euro zone. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

French Police Raid Offices of Marine Le Pen

French police have raided the headquarters of Front National presidential candidate Marine Le Pen over “fake job” claims while she is currently on a trip to Lebanon. The raid took place Monday afternoon at the Front National (FN) headquarters in Nanterre,

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Fillon: ‘My Voters Will Go Straight to Le Pen’

Beleaguered French Presidential Candidate François Fillon has said that if he drops out, or is eliminated in the first round, his supporters will back Marine Le Pen for President. Speaking as he tried to shake off accusations he employed his

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French Elections: Even Fillon’s Hometown Turning Against Him

SABLE-SUR-SARTHE, France (AP) — An upstanding family man, untainted by scandal, a committed Catholic from rural western France – Francois Fillon won the conservative presidential primary and shot to the top of opinion polls in large part on his irreproachable reputation. In just over a week, his chances of winning France’s presidency have nosedived amid a string of allegations that he’s not what he painted himself to be.