Post-attacks, France's Le Pen struggles to be heard




 
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January 20th, 2015  
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By Nicholas Vinocur PARIS (Reuters) - Support for French far-right leader Marine Le Pen was widely expected to soar in the wake of the deadly attacks on Paris by Islamist militants. In the event, the possible next leader of France was outmaneuvered by President Francois Hollande. Along with other party leaders, Le Pen was invited to Hollande's Elysee Palace as security forces hunted the two men who shot 12 people at the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and a third who would that day kill four in a Jewish supermarket.




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