Merkel’s re-election in Germany is all but certain, but world of fourth-term challenges is not

(Worthy News) – Six months ago, it looked like her job might be in jeopardy, but now Chancellor Angela Merkel is cruising to victory in Germany’s Sept. 24 vote and the big question is what Europe’s dominant political leader plans to do with her mandate for a fourth term.

Although the vote is still a few weeks away, the polls — and many German voters — feel that Ms. Merkel already has won the race.

Her conservative Christian Democrats lead Germany’s second-largest party, the left-of-center Social Democrats, by almost 15 points. Analysts said that gap is far too large to bridge in just a few weeks. [ Source (Read More…) ]

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