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French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is having a Hillary Clinton moment after "a significant amount of data" (roughly 70,000 files) from his campaign emails have been leaked just days before the election.

Where they came from: France's election campaign commission told AP that the data is from "information systems and mail accounts from some of his campaign managers."

Why it matters: French rules prohibit candidates from campaigning for 44 hours (from Friday through Sunday, election day). This means that Macron cannot campaign or address the leaked emails before people head to the polls, but some in overseas territories have already started voting.

What they're saying: The commission urged French citizens not to spread the leaked emails around social media in order to maintain the sincerity of the vote on Sunday, but they've already shown up on Le Monde, the largest newspaper in France, said it will not publish or comment on the leaked information until after the election.

On the Twitters: "Will the #Macronleaks teach us something that investigative journalism deliberately buried?" Florian Philippot, the #2 in Marine Le Pen's National Front Party, tweeted earlier today.

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