The French president has made clear he won’t accept economic immigrants, wants those who don’t qualify for asylum expelled and doesn’t want them even trying to come.
She is victorious again after 12 years in power, but some of her supporters are dismayed by the gains of the AfD, the first far-right party to enter parliament in over 50 years.
Marion Maréchal-Le Pen was considered by many to be the rising star of France's far-right National Front party, but that changed this week.
Emmanuel Macron has been declared the next president of France, despite eleventh-hour twists leading up to Sunday's runoff.
The term "populist" has a clear historical origin in the United States. It's important we claim it. (Pictured: Marine Le Pen)
The first round of voting in France’s presidential election marks another step in the emergence of a new political world in the Western democracies.
Daniel Delomez (pictured) has threatened to resign after 38 percent of the electorate in Annezin, his town in northern France, endorsed the far-right candidate.
We are now presented with the spectacle of Donald Trump praising Marine Le Pen, the neofascist National Front candidate.
Whether France will stay in the European Union or head for a "Frexit" largely comes down to which of the two leading vote-getters will prevail May 7.