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Populist rise, but real battle in new EU assembly is EPP vs `progressives'
he Eurosceptics and far-right populists also improved, but fell short of reaching one-third of all MEPs as they wished, despite the victory of Marine Le Pen in France and Matteo Salvini in Italy.
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The EPP Spitzenkandidat, Bavarian Manfred Weber, was quick to stake his claim on the top prize. "If we are the strongest group, then every citizen will say that the strongest group will have the right to make the...president of the Commission," he said in Berlin on Sunday night.
Farage tops poll and Remain parties SURGE as EU polls spell out UK's divide

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Mon May 27th, 2019 at 06:01:53 AM EST

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