CDU-FDP Coalition to Win Majority in 2013, Seehofer Tells Welt

Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party and its Free Democratic Party coalition partner will win a majority in Germany’s next national election in 2013, Horst Seehofer told Die Welt.

Seehofer, chairman of the Christian Social Union, the Bavarian sister party of Merkel’s CDU, said in an interview that his party doesn’t plan any tax increases, Die Welt reported.

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