french elections

President Macron’s Party Dominates French Parliamentary Vote

PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron’s party, including untested novices, will be sweeping into the lower house of the French parliament, hogging a clear majority of seats after winning an overwhelming victory in Sunday’s elections and clinching the young leader’s hold on power.

French President Emmanuel Macron was elected to the Elysee Palace on May 7 on a political platform of overhauling labour regulations, social security, schools and pensions

French Politicians Condemn Attack on Renowned Right-Winger  

PARIS (AP) — French politicians came together in condemnation after a former minister was attacked Thursday and collapsed while campaigning ahead of legislative elections this weekend. Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet’s campaign team said the former environment minister under ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy was

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Unchallenged Macron Set to Sweep French Parliament

PARIS (AP) — Candidates in the runoff of French parliamentary elections are hitting the campaign trail to try to lure voters to cast ballots next weekend after a record abstention rate in the first round and a likely sweep by President Emmanuel Macron’s new party.

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New French President Macron Seeks Parliamentary Majority

PARIS (AP) – One month after President Emmanuel Macron’s arrival in power, French voters must now choose lawmakers in parliamentary elections starting Sunday that may dramatically reshape the political landscape. Here’s a look at the French system and what’s at

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