Christian Democrat


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Christian Democrat

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member or supporter of a Christian Democratic party
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to a Christian Democratic party
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The first regional election following the opening of the borders was held in Baden-Wurttemberg, usually considered a Christian Democrat stronghold in the prosperous southwest.
Renate Sommer, the Christian Democrat shadow rapporteur on Turkey, reacted to the imprisonment of KeneE-, lamenting on the dismal state of press freedom in Turkey.
The revolt was led by 42-year-old Angelino Alfano, the PDL's deputy leader and deputy prime minister, a soft-spoken former Christian Democrat who, until now, had always played second-fiddle to Berlusconi.
Marianne, a symbol of France since the revolution, is sometimes depicted topless, but not everyone thinks she is appropriate - the small Christian Democrat Party wants a boycott of the stamp.
The Christian Democrat (CDA) party in the Netherlands has voted to co-operate with an anti-Islam party, removing another hurdle to forming a conservative Dutch government.
Dutch Christian Democrat MP Mirjam Sterk has announced that Roma should be deported from the Netherlands as well, the Dutch newspaper Ad reported.
Analysts draw comparisons between De Wever and Yves Leterme, the Christian Democrat who won the 2007 election on a pledge to win more powers for Flanders.
Political analysts draw comparisons between De Wever and Yves Leterme, the Christian Democrat who won the 2007 election on a pledge to win more powers for Flanders.
Writing for her institution's Parliament Magazine, German Christian Democrat MEP Renate Sommer said proposed new food labelling legislation should not allow EU member states to insist upon additional information on food packaging sold in their countries.
It may take the Com munists several years to recuperate unless a serious crisis develops to threaten what will undoubtedly become a Christian Democrat coalition with Republicans Social Democrats and Liberals.
Furthermore, the former head of the party, the Atlanticist Wolfgang Schauble, is the only remaining Christian Democrat with a high profile in foreign politics, but he will not become foreign minister.
According to the newspaper, quoting internal sources from future Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrat Union (CDU) party, the CDU and the Social Democrat Party (SPD) may decide to extend the lifespan of the two nuclear power stations, without challenging the 2001 compromise to ultimately close the power station.

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