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  • May 8, 2017  

    In our news wrap Monday, President Trump released a slate of 10 conservative judicial nominees as he begins to fill more than 120 federal court vacancies. Also, Pentagon officials have confirmed that a military raid last month killed the leader of the Islamic State’s affiliate in Afghanistan. Continue reading

  • May 8, 2017  

    Emmanuel Macron, now France’s youngest national leader since Napoleon, overcame Marine Le Pen’s brand of nationalist populism to win the presidency. But Macron does not seem to have an overwhelming popular mandate and could face a highly troublesome five years in power. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports and Judy Woodruff speaks with French Ambassador Gerard Araud. Continue reading

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    May 7, 2017  

    One of the most divisive political campaigns in French history that had much of Europe on edge came to an end during Sunday’s runoff election. Centrist Emmanuel Macron defeated his controversial opponent, the right-wing populist Marine Le Pen. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant joins Hari Sreenivasan from Macron’s campaign headquarters in Paris. Continue reading

  • File photo of Emmanuel Macron by Lionel Bonaventure/Pool via Reuters
    May 7, 2017   BY  

    Macron won over far-right Marine Le Pen in a race to replace the country’s socialist President François Hollande that had much of Europe on edge. Continue reading

  • FILE PHOTO: Civil servants prepare electoral documents for the upcoming second round of 2017 French presidential election in Nice
    May 6, 2017  

    Two candidates facing off this weekend in the French presidential election runoff offer starkly different visions for the country. Centrist Emmanuel Macron supports immigration and the European Union, while the far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen wants to curb immigration and pull France out of the EU. Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay reports from France. Continue reading

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    May 6, 2017  

    As French voters prepare to head to the polls, presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron confirmed he had been the target of a “massive hacking attack,” with campaign emails and financial documents posted online. Macron’s campaign said that authentic documents were released alongside fake documents. Reuters reporter Eric Auchard joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from Berlin with more on this developing story. Continue reading

  • french elections
    May 5, 2017  

    French voters head to the polls Sunday in the second-round runoff between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen. Macron has been buoyed this week by an endorsement by former President Obama and a solid debate performance. But Le Pen’s anti-immigrant party continues to press its case. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports. Continue reading

  • May 4, 2017  

    In our news wrap Thursday, the Senate approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill in order to keep the government running through September. Also, there’s word the Trump administration is in talks with Iraq about prolonging U.S. military presence in the country. Continue reading

  • Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, celebrates after partial results in the first round of 2017 French presidential election, in Paris
    April 23, 2017  

    France’s far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron will advance to a runoff to decide the country’s next president on May 7 after they took the two top spots in the country’s first round of elections on Sunday. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant joins Hari Sreenivasan from the National Front Party headquarters in Hénin-Beaumont, France. Continue reading

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    April 23, 2017   BY  

    French candidates Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will be heading for a runoff to decide the country’s next president after voters went to the polls in France’s first round of elections on Sunday. Continue reading

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