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France - Macron Marches On

Pascal Vennesson

19-Jun-17 08:35

France - Macron Marches On

Yesterday French voters went into the second round of parliamentary elections. President Emmanuelle Macron’s fledgling party, La Republique en Marche or Republic on the Move, has, as expected, secured a majority. It is a tremendous win for a party that was established just over a year ago, but against expectations, some opposition parties did well too. Today we ask if the unexpected opposition parties gains pose a risk to Macron’s policy agenda and its execution, and if the relative youth of his party will be a boon or prove a bane?

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Tags:  FranceEmmanuelle MacronLa Republique en MarcheMarine Le PenpopulismEurosceptics

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