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France 2012 elections: Far-right's shadow looms over run-off (part 2)

The pollsters did not see it coming. So how will the far-right’s strong show in the first round of the French presidential election weigh on the final outcome? François Picard’s panel argues over Nicolas Sarkozy’s ability to drain enough of the votes to rally and win.

  • Jamey Keaten, Paris Correspondent, Associated Press;
  • Anne-Elisabeth Moutet, Columnist, Sunday Telegraph;
  • Julia Cagé, Economist, Paris School of Economics - Terra Nova;
  • Jim Shields, Political scientist, Author of "The Extreme Right in France From Pétain to Le Pen".

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    Programme prepared and produced by Wassim Nasr, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel

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2017-02-27 elections

Do scandals matter? Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch-hunt" over corruption probes (part 2)

When the French head to the polls to pick a president this spring, there could be two candidates under formal investigation. But, as we’ve seen in the United States, facing legal...

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2017-02-27 France

Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch-hunt' over corruption probes (part 1)

When the French head to the polls to pick a president this spring, there could be two candidates under formal investigation. But, as we’ve seen in the United States, facing legal...

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2017-02-23 USA

Borderline Politics: US-Mexico relations hit a wall (part 1)

Mexico is the first big foreign assignment for an untested US Secretary of State. And just to raise the stakes for Rex Tillerson and head of homeland security John Kelly, the...

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2017-02-23 Donald Trump

Borderline Politics: US-Mexico relations hit a wall (part 2)

Mexico is the first big foreign assignment for an untested US Secretary of State. And just to raise the stakes for Rex Tillerson and head of homeland security John Kelly, the...

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2017-02-22 Emmanuel Macron

France's Topsy-Turvy Election: Uncertain outcome as insurgents blow away old guard (part 1)

The first round of France's presidential election is two months away but already, it's fair to say that politics here has been turned on its head. The only near-certainty is...

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