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Pretenders to Angela Merkel's crown seek debate limelight

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Pretenders to Angela Merkel's crown seek debate limelightThe three men vying to lead German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party go head-to-head in an online debate Saturday in a bid to revive a race that has been knocked off course by the coronavirus pandemic. The chief of the Christian Democratic Union, who will be chosen at a party conference in December, traditionally leads it and its smaller Bavarian sister party the Christian Social Union to the polls. The chosen candidate would have a claim on the post of chancellor and be in pole position to replace Merkel should the conservative bloc win next year's election. Armin Laschet, state premier...
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Pretenders to Angela Merkel's crown seek debate limelight

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