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France's Macron offers to compromise after parliament loss

Jun. 22, 2022 15:33 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron proposed Wednesday to “legislate in a different way" based on compromises between diverse political forces, three days after he suffered a major political blow when his party lost its parliamentary majority. Macron spoke in a national...

Macron alliance projected to lose parliamentary majority

Jun. 19, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance was projected to lose its majority despite getting the most seats in the final round of parliamentary elections Sunday, while the far-right National Rally appeared to have made big gains. The projections, which are...

Hard-left leader sees win in French vote, himself as new PM

Jun. 10, 2022 06:27 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Leftist parties that had nearly disappeared from the French political landscape have grown wings in the runup to Sunday’s legislative elections and now threaten to weaken President Emmanuel Macron and his hopes of slam-dunking his agenda through parliament. An...

Macron names Elisabeth Borne as France's new prime minister

May. 16, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Centrist politician Elisabeth Borne was appointed France’s new prime minister on Monday, becoming only the second woman in history to hold the post. Borne, 61, the labor minister in French President Emmanuel Macron's previous government, succeeds Jean Castex, whose...