Schaeuble to Run Again for German Parliament in 2013, DPA Says

Wheelchair-bound German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, 69, will run again for a seat in Germany’s lower house of parliament in next year’s election, Deutsche Presse-Agentur said, citing members of his Christian Democratic Union it didn’t name.

Schaeuble has been a lawmaker for 40 years and was the CDU’s top candidate in his home state of Baden-Wuerttemberg in the 2009 election, DPA said.

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