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Macron supporters watch heated debate with Le Pen

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 00:57

Supporters of centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron gather in Paris to watch him clash with far-right candidate Marine Le Pen during a heated televised debate that covered their two visions of France's future, the euro and how to fight terrorism. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Emmanuel Macron supporters in Paris gathered to watch their favored French presidential candidate projected live as he debated with far-right candidate Marine Le Pen on Wednesday (May 3), and said they were angered by her "attacking" debate technique. The televised debate was projected onto various screens in a big Parisian bar rented out by and for Macron supporters, who flocked in their hundreds to show their support. Both candidates clashed over their vision of France's future, the euro and security in the ill-tempered debate, watched by millions, ahead of Sunday's (May 7) run-off vote for the presidency. Voters will head to the polls on Sunday to choose between Macron and Le Pen in what is widely seen as France's most important election in decades with implications for its role in Europe and the world.

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Macron supporters watch heated debate with Le Pen

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 00:57