Face-off

Emmanuel Macron, a new rival for Hollande in 2017?

This week will see the last Bastille Day celebrations of François Hollande's mandate and the main question is whether this will be his one and only five-year term. Will he run again next year or give up because of his abysmal polling figures? As if to illustrate his weakness, his Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron has been holding the first rally of his own political movement, just two days before Hollande's traditional TV interview. Is he trying to oust Hollande from the race?

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Produced by Narimène Laoudi, Marc Perelman et Hanane Saïdani

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