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>> Left, right, and center. France's centrist President Emmanuel Macron painting a political rainbow, as he named his new government on Wednesday. His choices fulfilling his promise of bridging the right-left divide, having already made conservative Edouard Philippe Prime Minister. And showing that Europe is a strong priority, naming pro-European Bruno Le Maire as Economy Minister and Sylvie Goulard as Defense Minister.
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As a European Parliament lawmaker, she's better known in Brussels than in Paris. The appointments are part of a delicate balancing act ahead of the mid-June legislative elections. In order to end up with a workable majority, Macron needs to attract support from both sides of the political divide. That will weaken already rattled traditional party loyalties.
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Polls already showing Macron's startup Republic on the Move party will win more seats in the lower house than any of them.