(Adds CSU leader comments, colour, background) By Madeline Chambers MUNICH, Germany, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Conservatives in the southern German state of Bavaria suffered their worst result in half a century in a regional vote on Sunday, dealing a blow to Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of a 2009 federal election. Preliminary results showed the Christian Social Union (CSU), Bavarian sister party to Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), on 43 percent, down from 60.7 percent in the last state ...
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