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Germany’s Social Democrats meet to choose new leadership

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The main party in Germany’s new coalition government, the Social Democrats (SPD), began a conference in Berlin on Saturday to reorganize its party leadership. A few days after the election of the SPD’s Olaf Scholz as the country’s new chancellor, the whole of the party’s leadership is up for election. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the approximately 600 delegates came together largely online. The current party leader, Saskia Esken, and current Secretary General Lars Klingbeil are aiming to become co-chairs. Klingbeil is running to succeed outgoing co-chair Norbert Walter-Borjans. The federal…

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