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German Social Democrats gain ground in poll, Merkel's conservatives weaken

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BERLIN | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
 
Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) gained ground in a poll published today as they continued to benefit from their choice of Martin Schulz as candidate for a September 24 federal election, while Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives shed support.The poll, carried out by Forschungsgruppe Wahlen for broadcaster ZDF, showed the SPD gaining 6 percentage points to reach 30 per cent support - its highest level in this legislative period in this particular poll - while Merkel's conservative bloc lost 2 points to 34 per cent. REUTERS PY RAI1239

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