Reuters: Germany's Social Democrats choose first female chair in hope of revamp22 April 2018 | 19:29 | FOCUS News Agency
Some 66 percent of SPD delegates at a congress voted for Nahles, a plain-speaking former labor minister and Catholic mother of one who has close links to trade unions and once said she wanted to be either a housewife or the German chancellor.
The 154-year-old SPD, junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition, had to find a new leader to replace Martin Schulz, who resigned after his campaign for September’s election earned the SPD its worst showing since 1933.
© 2018 All rights reserved. Citing Focus Information Agency is mandatory!