Far-right presidential candidate Le Pen seeks plebiscite for Frexit

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Front National party leader Marine Le Pen, tipped by pollsters to reach the second round of France's presidential elections this spring, is making a French exit from the European Union one of her major campaign pledges, along with resinstating the franc as national currency within a euro-shadowing group of currencies with other nations disenchanted with eurozone policies.

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Front National leader Marine Le Pen is seeking to turn May’s presidential electioninto a referendum on the European Union by detailing a strategy to pull France from the bloc and its single currency if she wins, reports The Wall Street Journal.