Seehofer to step down as CSU chair

By |november 12th, 2018|Bavaria, CSU, CSU party chair, elections, German grand coalition, Horst Seehofer, Markus Soeder, News|

Germany's Federal Minister of the Interior, Horst Seehofer, wants to imitate Angela Merkel and give up his position as party chair. It remains unclear whether he will be able to keep his ministerial post in the long term. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Green leader: Bavaria state elections were another step towards new national elections

By |oktober 17th, 2018|Bavaria, Bavarian state elections, Bündnis 90/ Die Grünen, CSU, German Greens, Horst Seehofer, Jürgen Trittin, News|

Green politician Jürgen Trittin discusses the consequences of the Bavarian state election on German national politics and his party's new role in the shifting political landscape. An interview by EURACTIV Germany’s media partner Der Tagesspiegel.

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The Austrian view of the Bavarian election

By |oktober 16th, 2018|Austria, Bavaria, Bavarian state election, CSU, Horst Seehofer, Markus Soeder, News, Sebastian Kurz|

Bavaria has voted. In neighbouring Austria, the result of this regional election is seen as providing confirmation of the political course taken in Austria after its own national elections last year. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Greens turning into the new political center force, says European Greens co-chair  

By |oktober 15th, 2018|Bavaria, Bavarian state elections, European elections 2019, European Greens, european politics, News, Politics|

The rise of the Greens is not to be confused with a shifting majority within the left-wing political spectrum. Instead, it shows that the traditional left-right political divide is getting outdated, European Greens co-chair Reinhard Bütikofer told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview.

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Bavarian elections stability test for Merkel’s grand coalition

By |oktober 15th, 2018|Bavaria, Bavaria elections, CDU/CSU, Germany, Horst Seehofer, Markus Söder, News|

The Christian Social Union (CSU), German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s sister party, has lost its absolute majority in Sunday’s (14 October) state elections. With major parties further weakened and in search for culprits, the fragile German “grand coalition” experiences another defeat....

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Green Party ends conservative CSU’s 61-year political dominance in Bavaria

By |oktober 14th, 2018|Bavaria, Bavarian state election, CDU/CSU, Germany, Green Party, News|

In a vote it called "historic", the Green Party ended the absolute majority of conservative Christian Social Union (CSU) in Bavaria on Sunday (14 October) and became the second strongest political force in a state election whose result will resonate in Berlin and beyond and further dent Chancellor Angela Merkel's position.

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