Jünger studied theology and changed to legal science in Berlin in 1992. She started political work in 1991, while still in school. In 1992, Jünger became a member of The Left Party.PDS. In 1994, she was elected to the parliament of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. In the federal elections in 1998 she was elected to the Bundestag, where she was a member until 2002.
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