Leipzig (AP) - CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has made the power question at the party conference in Leipzig and for now procured air. The party congress strengthened her back significantly, then assured Kramp-Karren Bauer's biggest rival Friedrich Merz her loyalty. The question of the Chancellor candidate but he continues to be open. Leading CDU politicians are now hoping for a new start in the team. The approximately 1,000 delegates rose from their seats and celebrated their boss for about seven minutes.