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Macron's bid for French presidency gets a boost

Minister in Hollande's government backs his campaign, others expected to follow suit

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Several opinion polls found Mr Macron, a former investment banker, was the most convincing performer in a three-hour TV debate on Monday evening watched by over a fifth of the French electorate.

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A JUNIOR French minister backed Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign on Tuesday, the first government member to do so, just hours after he firmed up his status as favourite in the first of a series of TV debates.

Biodiversity Minister Barbara Pompili, from the Ecology

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