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New poll confirms impressive comeback of Germany’s Social Democrats

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In Germany, yet another survey has confirmed the growing popularity of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) at the expense of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) ahead of next month’s parliamentary election. According to public broadcaster ZDF’s Politbarometer TV show on Friday, the SPD has gained three percentage points since an identical survey taken two weeks ago. If the election were held this Sunday, the SPD would get 22 per cent of the vote, according to the survey’s projection, exactly the same proportion as the CDU, down 4 points on two weeks ago. The Green Party is projecte…

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