Germany's SPD names former finance minister as Merkel challenger




 
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Germany's SPD names former finance minister as Merkel challenger
 
December 9th, 2012  
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Germany's SPD names former finance minister as Merkel challenger
HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) - Germany's opposition Social Democrats (SPD) formally nominated former Finance Minister Peer Steinbrueck on Sunday as their candidate to run for chancellor against Angela Merkel in next September's election. Steinbrueck promised a more just society and called for a united fight against Merkel's centre-right coalition in a speech aimed at winning over the hearts of the oft-divided centre-left SPD at a special party congress. ...




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