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dpatop - Armin Laschet (l), leading candidate of the CDU party, and Hannelore Kraft (SPD), Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, shake hands in the studio before the WDR TV show 'Ihre Wahl 2017 - Das Duell' (lit. 'Your Vote 2017 - The Duell') in Cologne, Germany, 2 May 2017. The state parliament elections in North Rhine-Westphalia take place on 14 May. Photo: Oliver Berg/dpa /MediaPunch ***FOR USA ONLY***