Voters in France are deciding between the same two candidates as the last presidential election: Emmanuel Macron, the president and a polished centrist, and Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right National Rally party. But the context this time around is different from that 2017 vote. There is a war in Europe, and the contest is tight. “The Daily” podcast looks at the stakes, and how the race has become so close.
Listen to ‘The Daily’: France’s Big Decision
This weekend, French voters will choose between two presidential candidates with profoundly different visions of the future.