Sep 13, 2020 - While voter support for Germany’s most powerful party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU),1 had been crumbling in the course of the current legislation period (2017-2021), with the onset of the Corona virus crisis, the tables have turned importantly in favor of the party: Polls had dropped to under 30% at the end of January this year, but have risen in the wake of Covid-19 to almost 40%. It is too early to tell whether this trend will hold up until the 2021 general election but, assuming that it does, Germany will most likely have a CDU-led government in the forthcoming years—a good occasion to have a closer look at the origins, development and current structure of the party... https://www.foiaresearch.net/article/dark-tale-germanys-most-powerful-party-covid-19-and-resurgence-christian-democrats
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