CDU elects Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to succeed Merkel as party leader

Author: Adam Button | Category: News

New leader for the CDU

The bad news is that names is going to be a pain to type; the good news is that she's often referred to as AKK.

Here's her Wikipedia page.

"She comes from a Catholic, working-class background in the mining areas of Püttlingen. And she is conservative in social questions such as migration, abortion integration, same-sex marriage." Daniel Kirch, political correspondent at Saarbrücker Zeitung said.

"But she sometimes takes very liberal positions for example when it comes to women's rights."

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