Merkel set to win Spanish aid vote despite rebels




 
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July 19th, 2012  
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Topic: Merkel set to win Spanish aid vote despite rebels


BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's authority within her center-right coalition was at stake on Thursday when uneasy German lawmakers vote on Berlin's contribution to a euro zone aid package for Spain's ailing banks. Merkel can count on broad center-left opposition support to push the decision through the Bundestag, the lower house of parliament, whose members were recalled to rainy Berlin from their summer recess especially for this one-day session. ...




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