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Armin Laschet: 'Comeback King' Still Chasing Merkel's Crown

Armin Laschet, the candidate from Angela Merkel's party to succeed her as chancellor, may have had a dismal election campaign marred by gaffes, but he also has a reputation for endurance and digging his heels in. The affable 60-year-old, who what Der Spiegel magazine has described as an ability to...
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Armin Laschet: comeback king after Merkel's crown

Armin Laschet, the candidate from Angela Merkel's party to succeed her as chancellor, may have had a dismal election campaign marred by gaffes, but he also has a knack for snatching victory from the jaws of defeat, which could still see him triumph in Sunday's polls. Elected as head of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in January, Laschet was for some time the clear favourite to become Germany's next chancellor when Merkel bows out of politics after Sunday's election.
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Armin Laschet

The front-runner to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany’s September election has apologized for a scene in which he was seen laughing in the background as the country’s president delivered a statement on the devastating floods in western Germany.

Armin Laschet: who is the man chosen to replace Angela Merkel?

After months of uncertainty, Germany’s Christian Democrats have finally chosen the man who will stand in September’s election to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor. Armin Laschet is currently minister president (the head of government) of North Rhine Westphalia and has been leader of one of the two Christian Democratic parties - the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) - since Merkel stepped down from that role in January.
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Armin Laschet tabbed as German conservative nominee to succeed Merkel

April 20 (UPI) -- Armin Laschet on Tuesday became one of the leading candidates to replace Angela Merkel as German chancellor later this year. Laschet, the leader of the Christian Democrats party, held off a challenge from Markus Soeder and will be the candidate of the center-right conservatives bloc to succeed Merkel when she leaves office in September.
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Germany CDU: Armin Laschet backed by Merkel party in chancellor race

Armin Laschet has won the backing of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party to run as a centre-right candidate to succeed her in September's elections. The leader of the Christian Democrat (CDU) was supported by 77.5% of the party's executive board members. His rival Markus Söder, who heads the CDU's Bavarian...
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Armin Laschet to run as CDU/CSU candidate in German election

Armin Laschet will run as the conservative candidate to succeed chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany’s elections in September, after the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won the support of senior party figures and his rival Markus Söder dropped out of the race. Laschet, who has been party leader...
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