Marcelle Balt explains what the recent local elections in France shows about the mood of the country.
The far-right party must transform into a "rallying point to form a majority," Le Pen said at a party congress. She has tried to capitalize on a newfound visibility after her near-success at the presidential election.
A French court has rejected a bid by the National Front to unseat Jean-Marie Le Pen as honorary president. His vow to attend the party's congress is likely to aggravate a public row with his daughter, Marine Le Pen.
Former lawmaker Marion Marechal-Le Pen railed against the European Union and Islam in her speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. The 28-year-old is a rising star among far-right conservatives in France.
Marion Marechal-Le Pen, the niece of far-right National Front leader Marine, will speak at CPAC, taking the stage after US Vice President Mike Pence. Moderate Republicans have expressed concern at the invite.
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