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French Publication Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018 Source: 20 Minutes
Les deux auteurs de l’ouvrage Le Tsunami, chronique secrète d’une année politique pas comme les autres, qui sort en librairie ce jeudi, racontent comment Marine Le Pen, la candidate du Front national, aurait fait une « crise d’hystérie » quelques...
French Publication Date: Friday, November 17, 2017 Source: Le Lab Politique
Depuis des semaines, les trois candidats à la présidence de Les Républicains n'arrivent pas à se mettre d'accord sur l'organisation d'un débat. Leurs lieutenants ont pris ensemble un café très matinal à Paris, vendredi 17 novembre, pour tenter une...
French Publication Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Source: RTL
L'échec de Marine Le Pen lors du débat de l'entre-deux-tours de l'élection présidentielle fragilise toujours le Front national, à l'image du récent départ de Florian Philippot.
English Publication Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017 Source: People
Unlike previous years’ presidential debates, this one was more boxing match than civil discourse — with both candidates speaking over one another, both constantly ignoring moderators and frustrating every attempt to reign them to order.
English Publication Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017 Source: BBC News
He was the "most convincing" of the pair in the opinion of 63% of those interviewed.
English Publication Date: Friday, May 5, 2017 Source: Yahoo
Polls showed that 39-year-old former investment banker Macron has stretched his lead over Le Pen to 22 points after he was seen to have emerged the strongest from a bad-tempered TV debate on Wednesday.
English Publication Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Source: MSN
Though closely watched, presidential debates have rarely made a huge different in the final round. But with so many voters undecided or tempted to abstain, it could be crucial this time.
Spanish Publication Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Source: El Pais
El encuentro tiene un carácter inédito: aunque Francia lleva celebrando debates presidenciales televisados desde 1974, es la primera vez que en él participará un representante de la extrema derecha. 
English Publication Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Source: CNN
It was another good night for Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the far-left candidate, who has been gaining in popularity. This format suits his combative and spontaneous style, allowing him to outflank his opponents. He shone through, engaging with the audience...
Spanish Publication Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Source: RFI
Los más beneficiados de este debate televisivo fueron los seis candidatos menos conocidos por los franceses, quienes aprovecharon esta ocasión para denunciar a los "políticos corruptos" y a un "sistema agotado". El partido de Marine Le Pen, el...