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Wulff win means Merkel still leader of the pack

There was never any doubt that Angela Merkel’s candidate for German president, Christian Wulff, was going to win.

3rd July, 2010

There was never any doubt that Angela Merkel’s candidate for German president, Christian Wulff, was going to win.

But it took an almost unprecedented third round of voting and an intense drubbing from within her own CDU party and allied FDP ranks before the chancellor was able to declare victory.

That the natives were restless was clear, but the scale of the revolt - and that the rebels were so ready to embarrass...

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