Die Vorzeichen stehen gut für Angela Merkel. Alle Prognosen zur Bundestagswahl sagen der CDU einen satten Vorsprung gegenüber der Konkurrenz voraus. Das demoskopische Aufleuchten der SPD im späten Winter erweist sich als Strohfeuer, und Martin Schulz muss strampeln, um noch als glaubwürdige Alternative fürs Kanzleramt zu erscheinen. 316 more words
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Today is Martin Schulz’s day of doom. The first results of the regional elections in the German land of North-Rhine-Westphalia are out, and it appears that the Social Democrats have suffered a spectacular defeat 78 more words
Angela Merkel has been campaigning with CDU candidate Armin Laschet. Reuters photo
Voters in Germany’s most populous state are going to the polls in an election seen as a crucial test for Chancellor Angela Merkel. 296 more words
Somewhat overshadowed by the second round of the French presidential elections, the elections in the German region of Schleswig-Holstein have yielded a result that gives an indication of where Germany will be heading after the national elections in September. 283 more words
Only whatsherface (CDU/CSU), so-and-so (FDP), whatchamacallit (the Greens) and dinglehopper (the Left) don’t really want anything to do with him. Whatever.
Schulz’s approval rating has been on the up in recent months, with opinion polls suggesting he is in with a fair chance against current Chancellor Angela Merkel. 71 more words