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French parliament elects Yael Braun-Pivet as first ever woman speaker

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France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday picked Yael Braun-Pivet as its speaker. She is the first woman to ever hold the post, the minister for relations with parliament Olivier Veran announced. Braun- Pivet is a member of President Emmanuel Macron's LREM party, which this month lost its overall majority.
2 months ago·Paris, France

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French parliament elects woman as its speaker, for 1st time

France’s lower house of parliament has elected Yaël Braun-Pivet of President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance as its new speaker

2 months ago·United States
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French parliament elects woman as its speaker, for 1st time

PARIS (AP) — The new speaker of France's lower house of parliament — the first woman to hold the post — vigorously defended the right to abortion Tuesday and called on the chamber to be “vigilant” about protecting it from reversal.

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French parliament elects Braun-Pivet as new speaker

France’s lower house of parliament has elected Yael Braun-Pivet, from President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance, as its new speaker – the first woman to hold the post.

2 months ago·Ireland
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French parliament elects woman as its speaker, for 1st time

France’s lower house of parliament has elected Yaël Braun-Pivet of President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance as its new speaker

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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French parliament elects Braun-Pivet as new speaker - Local News 8

By JADE LE DELEY and SYLVIE CORBET Associated PressPARIS (AP) — France’s lower house of parliament has elected Yaël Braun-Pivet of President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance as its new speaker. She is the first woman to hold the post. The National Assembly opened its first session Tuesday since legislative elections this month shook up France’s political landscape and deprived Macron’s party of its majority. Macron’s alliance still has the mo…

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French parliament elects Yael Braun-Pivet as first ever woman speaker

Braun-Pivet is a former Socialist Party member who joined Macron’s party in 2016 and although she is a relative newcomer to politics, she defeated her opponents in a secret ballot.

2 months ago·Noida, India
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