German Divisions Over Merkel’s Refugee Policy Laid Bare in Votes

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  • Bavarian CSU's Michelbach calls for `change of course'

Anti-Establishment Vote Punishes Merkel Over Immigration

Chancellor Angela Merkel faces an increasingly splintered political landscape after voters punished her party and lifted the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany to its best showing yet in three state elections dominated by the refugee crisis.

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