CDU elects Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to succeed Merkel as party leader
New leader for the CDU
"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."