France Election Nasty Campaign

French far-right party Rassemblement National's Jordan Bardella speaks to reporters after a press conference in Paris, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 . A month before the first round of voting, the campaign for the 577 seats in France’s lower house of parliament has been brutal. After losing to Macron in the April presidential election, far-right leader Marine Le Pen now faces a challenge from her political nemesis, hard-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon who has set his sights on becoming prime minister.