The French leftist’s views are much more extreme than the American’s.
Presidential elections are due to be held in France in two rounds between April and May. Elections for the National Assembly are due to be held the following month.
The former economy minister promises to preside over a France that is confident and competitive again.
Jean-Luc Mélenchon climbs in the polls at the expense of the mainstream Socialist Party.
A look at the policies of the five presidential candidates in France reveals that left-right divisions have become less relevant.
The next French president could have a hard time governing without a majority in the National Assembly.
Benoît Hamon and the far left accuse social democrats like Manuel Valls of betraying the party.
Manuel Valls is voting for the centrist frontrunner as opposed to the candidate of his own Socialist Party.
Marine Le Pen’s appeal has deep, historical roots in the country that invented the European nation state.
Three of the five top contenders for the French presidency make excuses for Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
The French presidential candidate proves himself unworthy by lashing out at investigators.
By staying in the race with his integrity damaged, François Fillon makes a right-wing victory less likely.
The presidential candidate argues that France cannot expect German support for investments unless it reforms.