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Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen, born Marion Anne Perrine Le Pen on 5 August 1968 at Neuilly-sur-Seine, is a French politician, a lawyer by profession and president of the Front National (FN) party since 16 January 2011. She is the youngest daughter of the French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen, former president of the FN and currently its honorary chairman.
She joined the FN in 1986, its Executive Committee in 2000 and has been vice-president of the FN (2003–2011). She currently is an ex-officio member of the FN Executive Office, Executive Committee and Central Committee.
She has been a regional councillor since 1998 (Île-de-France: 2004-2010, Nord-Pas-de-Calais: 1998-2004, 2010–), a Member of the European Parliament since 2004 (Île-de-France: 2004-2009, North-West France: 2009–) and a municipal councillor in Hénin-Beaumont (... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Fury over Jean-Marie Le Pen's latest 'anti-semitic' remark
2014-06-08
Louis Aliot, Marine Le Pen's partner and the deputy leader of the Front National, immediately condemned Mr Le Pen's comment as “politically stupid and distressing”. Gilbert Collard, one of the Front National's two MPs, urged Mr Le Pen, 85, who is an ...
(Telegraph.co.uk)
  1. French National Front's JM Le Pen in new anti-Semitism row
  2. Joked About Putting Jewish Singer in 'Oven'
  3. Pun by French far-right party founder slammed as anti-Semitic

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Geert Wilders on 'slippery slope', Jewish group states
2014-05-07
Geert Wilders on is on a "slippery slope" by forming a European election alliance with Marine Le Pen and an Austrian far-Right party with a "Brownshirt past", a Dutch Jewish group has warned. The warning from the influential Information and ...
(Telegraph.co.uk)
  1. Jewish group slams WIlders

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Le Pen launches campaign for European Parliament amid protests
2014-04-22
The far-right National Front (FN) leader, Marine Le Pen, officialy launched the party's campaign for the European elections to take place in May 22-25, amid protests by the feminist group Femen who marched topless denouncing “Europe's fascist epidemic”.
(Buenos Aires Herald)
  1. Femen hold topless protest outside National Front campaign launch

2013
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Marine Le Pen: France's National Front is not Right wing
2013-10-03
Party leader Marine Le Pen claims it is unfair for the party founded by her father Jean-Marie Le Pen to be lumped together with the likes of Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik and Greece's New Dawn party. "We are absolutely not a party of the ...
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    Immigration : «Valls devrait démissionner s'il est sincère», selon Marine Le Pen
    2013-08-22
    Trois jours après les propos polémiques de Manuel Valls sur le regroupement familial, Marine Le Pen, invitée de RTL ce jeudi, affirme que le ministre de l'Intérieur devrait démissionner s'il était sincère. «Si Manuel Valls est à ce point en désaccord ...
    (Boursorama)
    1. "Manuel Valls n'a rien fait d'autre que d'augmenter l'immigration", assure Marine ...
    2. Regroupement familial : pour Le Pen, Valls doit démissionner "s'il est sincère"
    3. Pour Le Pen, "les Français n'en peuvent plus" de Manuel Valls

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    Marine Le Pen en Indre-et-Loire
    2013-04-24
    A un an des élections municipales, et alors que sa côte de popularité ne cesse de grimper dans les sondages (22% d'intention de vote, à égalité avec François Hollande), Marine Le Pen vient parler des communes rurales avec des élus tourangeaux et des ...
    (France Bleu)
    1. Marine Le Pen en terre " amie "

    2012
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    Refuses to Endorse (5)
    2012-05-01
    Le Pen Refuses To Endorse Rival Candidates (lbc.co.uk)
    Le Pen wounds Sarkozy, refuses to endorse (Bangladesh News 24 hours, Reuters UK)
    Far-right's Le Pen refuses to endorse Sarkozy (ABC Online)
    Excerpt: She may be out of the presidential race herself but French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has used her political power to influence the outcome. She is refusing to endorse either remaining candidate and telling her six million supporters to make their own... (Read article)

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    Extremist Suspect Upends French Presidential Race (5)
    2012-03-22
    Extremist suspect upends French presidential race (Middletown Journal, Seattle Times, Associated Press, Associated Press, Denver Post)
    Excerpt: PARIS — French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says her anti-Islam agenda has been vindicated: A French Muslim claiming ties to al-Qaida has taken responsibility for the country's worst killing spree in years. The specter of radical Islam... (Read article)

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    Harvey Weinstein (7)
    2012-03-01
    Harvey Weinstein blasts French politician over film comment (omg! on Yahoo!)
    Harvey Weinstein Lashes Out at French Politician Over 'Intouchables' Comment (TheWrap, TheWrap, TheWrap)
    Harvey Weinstein Lashes Out at French Politician Over 'The Intouchables' Comment (TheWrap)
    Excerpt: "Le Pen made a repulsive statement, representing a bigoted world view. And right now, Jean-Marie's daughter, Marine Le Pen, is running for president of France as the leader of the National Front party -- and she is fourth in the polls with almost 16% of... (Read article)

    2011
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    Villepin to Run (5)
    2011-12-11
    Former French PM Villepin to run for president (Associated Press, AP - msnbc.com)
    Villepin announces run for French presidency (Expatica)
    De Villepin to run for the Elysée (Financial Times)
    Excerpt: A National Front candidate, Le Pen's daughter Marine, is also running this year. She held her first campaign meeting Sunday, calling for a negotiated exit from the euro and criticizing her rivals for being too pro-Europe and... (Read article)

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    French Far-right Group has Message in Menu (4)
    2011-12-10
    French far-right group has message in menu (San Jose Mercury News, Atlantic City Press, Associated Press, Cleveland Plain Dealer)
    Excerpt: National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, meanwhile, is trying to tame her party's image to appeal to a broader public after decades under the helm of her father, party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen, a scrappy, charismatic figure... (Read article)

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    French Far-right Group has Message in Menu (5)
    2011-12-10
    French far-right group has message in menu (Associated Press, San Jose Mercury News, Atlantic City Press, Associated Press, Cleveland Plain Dealer)
    Excerpt: National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, meanwhile, is trying to tame her party's image to appeal to a broader public after decades under the helm of her father, party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen, a scrappy, charismatic figure... (Read article)