Thursday February 20, 2020

Steinbrueck's jabs fail to knock out Merkel in election debate

German election challenger Peer Steinbrueck probably failed to close Chancellor Angela Merkel’s lead in the polls during the campaign’s only debate, as they sparred over the economy and the euro-region debt crisis.

2nd September, 2013
German Chancellor Angela Merkel who faces elections on September 22nd

German election challenger Peer Steinbrueck probably failed to close Chancellor Angela Merkel’s lead in the polls during the campaign’s only debate, as they sparred over the economy and the euro-region debt crisis.

Steinbrueck sought to score points against the chancellor, saying that her approach to tackling the crisis that dominated her second term has failed while domestic inaction has resulted in a “standstill.” Just one of three spot polls taken after...

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