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  1. Macron Cements Grip on Cabinet as Troublesome Minister QuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Bloomberg

    ... in the 577-seat body. Macron could pick up even more support because some dissident centrist members of the Socialist Party and the center-right Republicans have indicated they could vote in favor of his government. Bayrou ran twice for president ...

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  2. The Single Party French State a as the Majority of Voters AbstainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Counterpunch

    ... by leading Socialists as a way to perpetuate their own surrender to high finance. Since many of leading Socialist Party personalities have joined or endorsed Macron, the survivors are not sure whether to support him - or how not to. The confusion is ...

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  3. The death of the partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | New Vision

    ... a massive majority in the French National Assembly for his own year-old movement, ostensibly consigning the Socialist Party with which Macron himself was affiliated while serving as economy minister to Trotsky's dustbin of history. France's other ...

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  4. French Macron ministers resigning in corruption scandals alreadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Dear Kitty

    Since Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential elections and the historic collapse of the Socialist Party in the presidential and legislative elections, the media is insisting that a great transition is taking place from the PS to Macron's Republic on the Move . And last week, at the Vivatech conference in Paris, Macron insisted that during his presidency, France would take on new life, along the lines of a young tech company: "I want France to be a nation of start-ups, a nation which thinks and acts like a start-up."

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  5. Populism sapping the strength of mainstream partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Japan Times

    ... initially been viewed as a favorite, narrowly lost out with 20.01 percent of the votes. The then-governing Socialist Party suffered a major loss as its candidate, Benoit Hamon, gained only 6.36 percent of the votes. In a stark contrast, Jean-Luc ...

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  6. Parisian Jokers Mock Financial Meltdown Facing French SocialistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Bloomberg

    "Historic monument for sale," read the prank listing on Le Bon Coin, the French equivalent of Craigslist, shortly before President Emmanuel Macron's victory in parliamentary elections on June 18. An accompanying photo showed the elegant Paris headquarters of the Socialist Party, with a caption adding: "Needs renovation." French political parties get about half their revenue from public subsidies based on their electoral performance -- an arrangement that rewards big winners while compounding the misery for losers.

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  7. 'Real victory will be in five years,' says Macron camp after election winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... a few weeks ago. A source close to the president said Ferrand, who was an early defector to Macron from the Socialist party and ran his presidential campaign, would instead lead the LREM parliamentary group. Investors welcomed Macron's win, with the ...

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  8. French gov't resigns in formality procedure after legislative contestRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    ... Some 113 candidates under the banner of The Republicans won their race while the outgoing governing Socialist Party won 29 seats, forcing its chief Jean-Christophe Cambadelis to step down. Marine Le Pen, leader of far-right National Party, made her ...

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  9. Reprieve or Reform in Europe?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | CFR.org

    The first round of the French election turned out much as expected: the centrist Emmanuel Macron finished first, with 24% of the vote, rather narrowly beating the right-wing National Front's Marine Le Pen, who won 21.3%. Barring a political accident of the type that befell the former frontrunner, conservative FranA ois Fillon, Macron will almost certainly win the second-round runoff against Le Pen on May 7. The European Union seems safe - for now.

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  10. How Powerful Is France's President?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | CFR.org

    France's outgoing President Sarkozy and his wife leave the Elysee Palace after the handover ceremony with President Hollande, May 15, 2012. French presidents have more power than the leaders of most other advanced democracies, including Germany, the United Kingdom, and, arguably, the United States.

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  11. Landslide majority in sight for Macron as French elect parliamentRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    French voters are expected to hand President Emmanuel Macron a landslide majority in parliament on Sunday, a second election triumph for him after his presidential victory and one which should allow him to embark on deep social and economic reforms. Voting stations opened in France at 0600 GMT for the second round of the parliamentary election, just a month after the 39-year-old former banker became the youngest head of state in modern French history.

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  12. UPDATE 2-Real victory will be in 5 years, says Macron camp after election winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Reuters

    ... growth. In winning the presidency in May, he filled a political vacuum created by disarray within the Socialist Party and the Republicans, with Sunday night capping a sequence of events that looked improbable a year ago. The Republicans and their ...

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  13. Macron's party dominates French parliamentary voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The China Post

    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. Macron fulfilled his wish to disrupt politics as usual with new faces - including a farmer, a teacher and a math genius - and a new approach.

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  14. Macron's party sweeps French parliament seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Turkish Daily News

    ... of Macron's predecessor Francois Hollande shed more than 250 seats, obtaining just 29. "The rout of the Socialist Party is undeniable," said PS leader Jean-Christophe Cambadelis, who lost his seat in the first round and resigned his position on June ...

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  15. France favors Macron's party for parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | WPTV Local News

    The newly elected president's party, Republic on the Move, and its ally, the Democratic Movement, won 350 out of 577 seats in the National Assembly. But public participation was low.

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  16. Valls And Le Pen Reelected To French ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Forward

    France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen and former Prime Minister Manuel Valls both secured seats in a parliamentary election that was dominated by the party of President Emmanuel Macron. Valls, a centrist member of the Socialist Party who last year in a speech called anti-Zionism a form of anti-Semitism and who in 2009 said he has an "eternal bond" with the Jewish people because of his marriage to a Jewish woman, narrowly beat the far-left politician Jean-Luc Melenchon, who has been accused of espousing anti-Semitic rhetoric in speeches, in the Essone region in northern France.

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  17. Macron: a political mirageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Spiked

    REM won 32.32 per cent of the vote, putting it more than 10 points ahead of Les Republicains and giving it more than triple the percentage points of the former ruling Parti Socialiste . Pollsters are now predicting a landslide win for REM in next Sunday's run-off, of between 415 and 445 seats in the 577-seat national assembly.

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  18. Macron's camp urges voter participation while set to win big in electionRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party has urged voters who had stayed away to cast their vote in the second and final round of the country's parliamentary election after winning a sweeping majority in the first round on Sunday. Final results released by the Interior Ministry have shown that Macron's party The Republic On The Move and its ally MoDem took a big lead in the parliamentary election's first round, with 32.32 percent of the ballots cast, suggesting the novice president's camp is on course to land an absolute majority in the lower house of parliament in a runoff.

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  19. Opposition to Emmanuel Macron sweep may end up in French streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Indian Express

    ... needed to even get speaking time, funding or other ways to weigh on policy. Macron's party decimated the Socialist Party that governed France for the past five years and got less than 7.5 percent of Sunday's vote. It flattened the far-right National ...

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  20. Opposition to Macron sweep may end up in French streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... needed to even get speaking time, funding or other ways to weigh on policy. Macron's party decimated the Socialist Party that governed France for the past five years and got less than 7.5 percent of Sunday's vote. It flattened the far-right National ...

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