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Merkel's party punished in state vote, far-right AfD faces parliament exit

Reuters Sunday, 23 February 2020
Voters in the German city of Hamburg punished Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday, pushing them into third place in their first electoral test since the chancellor's protegee gave up her hopes of taking the top job.
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Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) won most support in a vote in the northern city of Hamburg on Sunday and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives came third in the first electoral test since her protegee gave up ambitions for the top job. Freddy Tennyson reports.

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