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PARIS — The rise of French presidential hopeful Eric Zemmour has been meteoric. He’s getting far more prime-time TV slots and front-page stories than many of his rivals. He’s also on the rise in the polls.
Last week a poll showed Zemmour overtaking Marine Le Pen for the first time and getting through to a run-off vote in next year’s French election. The Harris Interactive poll predicted Zemmour would get 17 percent of the vote, compared to 15 percent for Le Pen and 24 percent for Emmanuel Macron. The poll is an outlier when compared to POLITICO’s aggregate of all available polls, which
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