Germany’s ruling CDU Party picks new leader

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In Germany, State Premier Armin Laschet has been elected as the new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party. Laschet is to build unity in the Christian Democratic Union. But there’s no guarantee he will be the CDU candidate for chancellorship in September’s general election. The close Merkel loyalist reportedly had the backing of the chancellor as well as a majority of her cabinet. What does Laschet’s rise in the CDU mean for Germany?

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