Merkel Seen Defying Populists to Stay on Course to 2017 Vote

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Is This the Beginning of the End for Merkel?

Angela Merkel’s humiliation in her political home state provides further evidence to her opponents that Germany’s first female chancellor has had her day. It may instead make her more likely to run for a fourth term.

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