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After Brexit and Trump... World Waits on French Presidential Election (part 2)


It was clear from the outset that this campaign would upend French politics. Then with a little more than 24 hours of campaigning left a 39-year old convict targeted police on Paris' Champs-Elysées, killing an officer, injuring three, dying in a hail of bullets and stealing everyone's attention. How will this impact the election? With the top four candidates still neck-and-and neck, our panel of international journalists try to make sense of an election unlike any France has seen before.

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