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German election: SPD sees poll surge ahead of TV debate

By DW
12 September 2021   |   5:02 pm
Four weeks before the Bundestag election, Angela Merkel's rival center-left party is seeing a rise in public support. The three leading candidates for chancellor are set to square off on live TV on Sunday evening.

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