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View Resource Slush Fund Scandal In Germany

While investigations into secret cash donations to former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl and his party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), actually began in 1995, only recently has the scandal come into public light. In November, the German parliament voted unanimously to open a full-scale investigation into the campaign funding scandal. A few weeks later, on December 16, Kohl admitted that he...