Jean-Marie Le Pen and daughter Marine Le Pen lay down flowers as part of a demonstration in Paris in 2012. Marine Le Pen later expelled her father from the National Front party. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images hide caption

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Marine Le Pen's 'Brutal' Upbringing Shaped Her Worldview

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Marine Le Pen, presidential candidate of the far-right National Front, waves on stage during a campaign rally in Paris on April 17. Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images hide caption

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The Far Right's Marine Le Pen Courts France's Female Voters

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Gaëtan Dussausaye, 23, heads the 25,000 member strong youth faction of the National Front nationwide. He says candidate Marine Le Pen's personality plays a big role in the party's popularity among young people. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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France's National Front Party Draws Young Voters To The Far-Right

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"Many people don't even want to vote," says farmer Erwan Humbert (right), 44, working in his field in Longpont-sur-Orge. "And they don't want to hear about politics anymore." Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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In A French Town, Voters Try To Make Sense Of An Election Race Like No Other

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French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, an independent who started the "En Marche!" (On the Move) movement, is neck and neck with National Front candidate Marine le Pen. Macron is seen here in Paris today. Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A committee of the European Parliament voted to strip French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen of the diplomatic immunity that comes with her role as a member of the EU governing body, over tweets showing graphic violence by members of ISIS. David Vincent/AP hide caption

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French presidential candidate Francois Fillon paid his wife, Penelope, about $900,000 of taxpayer money over a 15-year period, according to the satirical newspaper Le Canard Enchaine. Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Far-right leader and candidate in next spring's French presidential elections, Marine Le Pen, acknowledges applause at a meeting of European nationalists in Koblenz, Germany, last weekend. Michael Probst/AP hide caption

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France's Far-Right Candidate For President Is A Contender

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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen arrives to make a statement on Donald Trump's election as president in Nanterre, outside Paris, on Wednesday. She is considered one of the leading candidates in France's 2017 presidential elections. Christophe Ena/AP hide caption

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Trump's Election Gives Hope To Europe's Far Right

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Making America Great Again - a nationalist slogan - has been the central theme of Donald Trump's presidential campaign AP hide caption

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From 'Brexit' To Trump, Nationalist Movements Gain Momentum Around World

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National Front party leader Marine Le Pen speaks during a news conference Monday in Lille, France. She has been acquitted of inciting hatred during a 2010 campaign. Pascal Rossignol/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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National Front party leader Marine Le Pen speaks during a news conference Monday in Lille, France, following Sunday's first-round voting in regional elections on Sunday. Pascal Rossignol/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy after Sunday's vote. Marc Piasecki/Getty Images hide caption

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Eleanor Beardsley on 'Morning Edition'

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