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December 16, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The far-right Republicans party of West Germany is exploiting the sensitive issue of German reunification in a way that has the centrist parties worried. The Republicans' latest move, under the direction of former SS Sgt. Franz Schoenhuber, is the announcement of the formation of an East German wing of the party, to put up candidates in the free elections scheduled for May 6.
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March 19, 1990 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The far-right Republicans party suffered a sharp defeat in local elections in the conservative stronghold of Bavaria on Sunday. While most West German attention was focused on the East German elections, voters in Bavaria elected council members and mayors in the southern state. Though late Sunday returns were not final, projections showed that the nationalistic Republicans were polling only around 5% of the vote.
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March 19, 1990 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The far-right Republicans party suffered a sharp defeat in local elections in the conservative stronghold of Bavaria on Sunday. While most West German attention was focused on the East German elections, voters in Bavaria elected council members and mayors in the southern state. Though late Sunday returns were not final, projections showed that the nationalistic Republicans were polling only around 5% of the vote.
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January 15, 1990 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
West Germany's far-right Republicans party ended a two-day convention Sunday by adopting a national platform calling for immediate reunification of the two Germanys with Berlin as the capital. Most of the 1,100 delegates at the meeting in the southern Bavarian city of Rosenheim raised their hands agreeing with the main proposal: the "re-establishment of Germany with Berlin as its legitimate capital." Later, the delegates chanted, "Germany, united fatherland!"
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January 15, 1990 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
West Germany's far-right Republicans party ended a two-day convention Sunday by adopting a national platform calling for immediate reunification of the two Germanys with Berlin as the capital. Most of the 1,100 delegates at the meeting in the southern Bavarian city of Rosenheim raised their hands agreeing with the main proposal: the "re-establishment of Germany with Berlin as its legitimate capital." Later, the delegates chanted, "Germany, united fatherland!"
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January 30, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
The center-right government of West Berlin suffered a severe defeat in a city-state election Sunday that saw an unexpectedly strong showing by a far-right party known as the Republicans, which campaigned on an anti-foreigner platform. Voters gave governing Mayor Eberhard Diepgen's conservative Christian Democrats only 36.9%--a slump of nearly 10 percentage points from the last election four years ago. It lost 22 seats in the outgoing 144-seat West Berlin legislature.
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January 31, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl on Monday blamed the "anxiety of the people" for his party's defeat in Sunday's West Berlin election and the strong showing of the Republicans, an extremist right-wing party. Kohl conceded that the election was a bitter defeat and "a clear warning signal to all of us." His Christian Democratic Party lost 12 of the 67 seats it had controlled in the West Berlin state legislature. Thousands of demonstrators chanting "Nazis out!"
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December 16, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The far-right Republicans party of West Germany is exploiting the sensitive issue of German reunification in a way that has the centrist parties worried. The Republicans' latest move, under the direction of former SS Sgt. Franz Schoenhuber, is the announcement of the formation of an East German wing of the party, to put up candidates in the free elections scheduled for May 6.
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January 31, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl on Monday blamed the "anxiety of the people" for his party's defeat in Sunday's West Berlin election and the strong showing of the Republicans, an extremist right-wing party. Kohl conceded that the election was a bitter defeat and "a clear warning signal to all of us." His Christian Democratic Party lost 12 of the 67 seats it had controlled in the West Berlin state legislature. Thousands of demonstrators chanting "Nazis out!"
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January 30, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
The center-right government of West Berlin suffered a severe defeat in a city-state election Sunday that saw an unexpectedly strong showing by a far-right party known as the Republicans, which campaigned on an anti-foreigner platform. Voters gave governing Mayor Eberhard Diepgen's conservative Christian Democrats only 36.9%--a slump of nearly 10 percentage points from the last election four years ago. It lost 22 seats in the outgoing 144-seat West Berlin legislature.
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