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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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Marine Le Pen's vindictive nationalism and Algerian football
2014-07-03
Nabila Ramdani Marine Le Pen has not said if she was among the millions who watched Algeria's heroic football team narrowly lose to Germany in the World Cup earlier this week, but the chances are she wasn't. The leader of France's far-right National ...
(Middle East Monitor)

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    Algerian football fans' riots in France demonstrate failure of immigration ...
    2014-06-30
    The National Front leader Marine Le Pen to call for dual nationality to be revoked in France on the ground that France's immigration policies had failed. Algerians make up France's largest immigrant group, with close to two million people, and many ...
    (The Voice of Russia)
    1. Security tightened in French cities ahead of Algeria world cup match

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    Marine Le Pen calls for end of dual nationality after Algerian riots
    2014-06-30
    FRANCE'S far-right leader Marine Le Pen says that dual nationality should be revoked following riots after Algeria's last World Cup match, which she claimed showed the “failure” of French immigration policy. Celebrations after Algeria's historic ...
    (The Australian)
    1. France's Le Pen calls for end of dual nationality in Algeria World Cup row

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    Le Pen fails to build EU parliament voting bloc
    2014-06-24
    Marine Le Pen's dream of a eurosceptic voting alliance in the EU Parliament ended this week after the leader of France's National Front failed to gather enough MEPs to build a bloc. Success would've meant millions in extra funds and important ...
    (The Local.fr)
    1. Le Pen fails to create far-right EP faction
    2. Wilders and Le Pen fail to finalise Brussels parliamentary alliance
    3. France's Le Pen Fails to Form Far Right EU Group

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    Le Pen candidate joins Farage's new EFD group
    2014-06-18
    The party, led by Marine Le Pen, asked her to leave her seat in favour of another candidate. The widowed auctioneer joins the new Europe of Freedom and Democracy Group, which was formed tonight (18 June), as an independent. The Eurosceptic group ...
    (EurActiv)
    1. Farage and Le Pen in race to form Brussels groups
    2. UK Euroskeptic Party Forms Group in European Parliament
    3. Britan's Eurosceptic Leader Farage Forms Parliament Group

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    Will she disown Jean-Marie Le Pen?
    2014-06-16
    Marine Le Pen's attempts to move the National Front into the mainstream by soft-pedalling its xenophobic policies and speaking moderately, rather than histrionically, have shifted the French political landscape. Her party came third in the 2012 ...
    (The Globe and Mail)
    1. Poll: Founder of France's National Front should retire from politics

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    France's National Front site resumes Le Pen blog
    2014-06-14
    Far right party National Front leader Marine Le Pen poses for photographers before addressing reporters at the party's headquarters in Nanterre, west of Paris, Sunday May 25, 2014, following the victory of her party in the European elections.(Photo ...
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      European Jews mull relations with Le Pen and extreme right
      2014-06-13
      Marine Le Pen, the current party leader, quickly disassociated herself and the party from her father's comment, but the storm it raised strengthened those in the Jewish community who oppose any reconciliation with a party of racist, anti-Semitic roots ...
      (Haaretz)
      1. Le Pen to be sued by European Jewish Congress for 'oven' remarks

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      Le Pen angry as her father jokes of putting opponents in ovens
      2014-06-12
      National Front leader Marine Le Pen has criticised her father and party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen after he made a controversial quip in an interview suggesting artists who oppose the National Front should be put in an oven. In the interview, posted on ...
      (Jewish Chronicle)
      1. Le Pen family tiff a test for France's National Front

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