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French regional elections: who is Marion Marechal-Le Pen?

The young star is seen as more conservative than her aunt—party leader Marine

By Josh Lowe  

Far right National Front party regional leader for southeastern France, Marion Marechal-Le Pen blows a kiss to supporters. © AP Photo/Claude Paris

“Marion Marechal-Le Pen is France’s future,” one elderly voter told Reuters last month. The idea that the striking 25-year-old Front National MP, niece of party leader Marine and granddaughter of founder Jean-Marie, represents anything close to the mainstream of French politics might alarm those who deplore…

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