Chancellor Angela Merkel won a 'center-right' coalition in Sunday's vote, but passing the proposed tax cuts of her main partner will be difficult in this economic crisis.
Voters enabled Chancellor Angela Merkel to form a politically comfortable 'center-right' coalition with the pro-business, tax-cutting Free Democratic Party (FDP).
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition looks strong going into Sunday's election, but 'Die Linke' – the Left – could prove a spoiler.
New poll indicates Merkel’s desire for center-right government may be out of reach as Sept. 27 election looms.
In local German elections, the successor to East Germany's Communist Party makes major inroads, a potential challenge for Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of national elections in September.