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Helle rides into Brussels

9 days ago   |   By Politico

The EU's de facto capital is preparing to change sets and turn over its top roles to a new cast of characters in 2019.
While many expect the changeover to be a coronation for the chosen candidates of the center-right European People's Party, there are plenty of understudies ready to pounce if voters scatter so widely across Europe's political spectrum that no party is the real winner in the European Parliament election set for May 2019.
Enter Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the former Danish prime minister, Brussels insider and elite globetrotter. As close to Socialist royalty as they come...
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