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Andrea Römmele offers expertise on the CDU’s new leadership and Merkel's legacy

In a series of interviews with German and international media including the New York Times, Römmele provided her views on Germany's current political landscape.

In an interview with Süddeutsche Zeitung, Hertie School Professor of Communication in Politics and Civil Society Andrea Römmele said that the party needs to rally behind its new leader. Read the full article (in German) here.

In an radio interview with Deutschlandfunk, Römmele discusses the future of the CDU. Listen to the full interview (in German) here.

In an interview with BBC Brazil, she speaks about Angela Merkel's 16-year-stint as Germany's Chancellor and her legacy when she leaves office. Read the full article (in Portuguese) here.

In the New York Times, Römmele provided thoughts on the upcoming federal election in September. “The election in the fall is wide open”, she said. Read the full article (in English) here.

On ARD Tagesschau, she argued that new CDU leader Armin Laschet should integrate Norbert Röttgen, who was also in the running for the party’s leadership, into the team. See the full story (in German) here.

On n-tv, Römmele said that despite the party having chosen a new leader, the rivalry within the CDU is far from over. Watch the full interview (in German) here.

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