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Old-guard rallies around newcomer Macron for French runoff

/ Apr 25, 2017

Old-guard rallies around newcomer Macron for French runoff

France’s established parties are rallying around the man who helped shut them out of the presidential runoff, maverick centrist Emmanuel Macron — an alliance of convenience aimed at keeping far-right Marine Le Pen out of the Elysee Palace. Support for Macron also poured in ...

Untested, undefinable Macron nears pinnacle of French power

/ Apr 25, 2017

Untested, undefinable Macron nears pinnacle of French power

Emmanuel Macron is an improbable presidential front-runner — he’s relatively young, politically untested, has no party backing and quotes philosophers in campaign speeches. And he is leading a pro-Europe campaign at a time of deep euro-skepticism. Yet the tenacious 39-year-old with strong pro-business views ...