Pretenders to Merkel’s Crown Seek Debate Limelight

- World - October 17, 2020
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Berlin, Oct 17 (AFP/APP): The three men vying to lead Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU party go head-to-head in an online debate Saturday in a bid to revive a race that has been knocked off course by the coronavirus pandemic.

The chief of CDU, who will be chosen at a party conference in December, traditionally leads it and its smaller Bavarian sister party the CSU to the polls.