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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2012-06-12

France swings to the left

François Hollande looks poised for a clear mandate when French voters return to the polls for a fourth time in six weeks in next Sunday’s parliamentary run-off, but with the financial crisis looming and the far-right gaining steam, we should expect more surprises before the dust settles.

  • Richard YUNG. Senator, Socialist Party;
  • Fabienne KELLER. Senator, UMP;
  • Ulrike KOLTERMANN. Former Paris Bureau Chief, Deutsche Presse-Agentur;
  • Peter GUMBEL. Director of Communications, Sciences Po Paris.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Julien Munzer, Wassim Nasr.

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