Von der Leyen lays out cards to EU lawmakers ahead of vote

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Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen sought on Tuesday to win over sceptical European socialist and liberal lawmakers to back her as European Commission president, laying out ambitious social, climate and migrant policies ahead of a crunch vote.

If European Parliament lawmakers reject von der Leyen, it would be a serious blow for the bloc, beset by challenges from trade to Brexit and erosion of democratic norms.

It would also create a headache for EU leaders who would have to come up with another candidate in a month.

Von der Leyen, who earlier this week resigned...


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Von der Leyen lays out cards to EU lawmakers ahead of vote


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