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Sharp critics of the coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives won a vote for the leadership of Germany’s Social Democratic Party on Saturday, raising big questions over the future of the government.

The SPD said leftists Norbert Walter-Borjans and Saskia Esken, who ran on a joint ticket, won 53.06 percent of the vote by members. They want to renegotiate the coalition deal to focus more on social justice, investment and climate policies.

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