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2 Nov
In the newly elected parliament 87% of lawmakers have university educations, a prevailing class marker in Germany. Very few deputies have led a life as a worker and low-income earner. Sabine Kinkartz met one of them.
30 Oct
A court convicts a German man of passing the floor plans of properties used by the Bundestag to Russian intelligence.
27 Sep
Bundestag parliamentarians are paid by the state so that they do not need a second job. But many still find ways to make an additional income — that is now being significantly restricted.
23 Sep
He fled Iran a decade ago. Now Shoan Vaisi is standing for Germany's parliament. The Left Party candidate and former professional wrestler has a political mission.
9 Sep
Angela Merkel took a rare foray into partisan campaigning in parliament in a session just weeks ahead of national elections. Merkel not only lauded her own government's record, but also took aim at the poll leader.
27 Feb
Federal prosecutors have charged a German citizen with passing blueprints and building plans of the Bundestag parliament to a suspected GRU agent in the Russian Embassy.
27 Aug 2020
With Germany’s Bundestag bursting at the seams, a special committee is meeting to try and prevent an oversized Parliament come the 2021 elections. But the coalition is split on how to do so. And time is running out.
16 Feb 2019
The Bundestag is set to address the issue of organ donation. Germany uses a controversial card system that requires donors "opt in," but the country's health minister says a change could be in the works.

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