Social Democrats Narrowly Defeat Conservatives In German Election
Preliminary election results in Germany show the left-leaning Social Democrats narrowly beating the center-right Conservatives.
NPR’s Esme Nicholson explains the election result. She also tells us what the next steps are to form a new coalition government and select a new chancellor to replace Angela Merkel, who is stepping down after 16 years.
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