Germany’s CDU divided as it chooses Armin Laschet’s replacement
23 October 2021 | 6:30 am
After an unprecedented defeat in the German election, some grassroots Christian Democrats are pushing for members to choose the next party leader directly. But that strategy often backfires, as other parties have found.
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