After two terms in office, Angela Merkel has won another four-year term as chancellor. There's no sign voters are getting tired of her. So what's the secret to her success? What makes Angela Merkel a habit German voters just don't want to break?
The German states of Thuringia and Brandenburg are due to choose new state parliaments. Chancellor Merkel has warned her federal coalition partners the Social Democrats against becoming junior partners to the Left Party.
Germany's upstart euroskeptics have claimed significant representation in two more state parliaments. The key to the AfD's success has been expanding their policies beyond euroskepticism into popular conservatism.
Voters in two eastern German states are headed to the polls to elect new governments. In one of them, Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives could be voted out of office for the first time since German reunification.
Germany's euroskeptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) party will now take seats in three state parliaments. They've made the cut in Thuringia and Brandenburg, two weeks after being elected in Saxony.
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