French Presidential Candidates Face Off In Fiery Debate Days Before Election05:49
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French presidential election candidates Marine Le Pen (left) and Emmanuel Macron (right) pose prior to the start of a live televised debate on May 3, 2017. (Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images)
French presidential election candidates Marine Le Pen (left) and Emmanuel Macron (right) pose prior to the start of a live televised debate on May 3, 2017. (Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images)
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The French presidential election will be held Sunday, and Wednesday night, Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front party and centrist Emmanuel Macron faced off in a fiery debate.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson takes a closer look at the debate and what the candidates said with France 24's Florence Villeminot (@FloVilleminot).

This segment aired on May 4, 2017.

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