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Macron & Le Pen into Final Round Following the results of the first round of voting which saw centrist Candidate Macron taking the lead with 23.8% of votes and far-right candidate Le Pen coming in second at 21.3%, the far-right leader took markets by surprise by announcing her temporary stepping down from her role as president of the Nation...

2017-04-27 James Harte Read more
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Looking at The Data With the first round of the French elections rapidly approaching (April 23rd), voters’ sentiment appears to have settled around roughly 25% each for both centrist candidate Macron and Far-Right candidate Le Pen with Francois Fillon holding behind around 18% - 20%. The latest data reflects a gradual but steady decline in abst...

2017-04-19 James Harte Read more
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In a dramatic change, the US President Trump has failed to pass his first bill ever in the House of Representatives on Friday, which increases the chances now for many failures ahead. What matters the most in Friday’s event is, despite the fact that the majority of the house is Republicans, yet, Trump was forced to pull the bill few minutes bef...

2017-03-27 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
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Francois Fillion in meeting for the primaries of the political party Les Republicains. If there's one thing that Brexit and the U.S. elections have shown, the only certainty, at least in the current global landscape is uncertainty. Opinion polls have continued to shift back and forth, and so far, the major narrative has been that Le Pen will be...

2017-03-07 John Benjamin Read more
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While names such as Emmanuel Macron, or Francois Fillon might not be that popular especially for an international reader, the name Marine Le Pen no doubt does. In a wave of protectionist and populist policies that has gripped most of the Western world, Le Pen is another of the famous names that echoes with the U.S. President Donald Trump, UK’s P...

2017-03-01 John Benjamin Read more