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In German politics, there’s now an alternative

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Calm down. So suggested Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, who also is the leader of the center-right Christian Democratic Union, after the state elections in Brandenburg and Thuringia on Sept. 14. After all, the Christian Democrats gained votes in both ......

Chancellor and chairwoman of the German Christian Democrats, Angela Merkel, attends a press conference in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, the day after the elections in the German states of Thuringia and Brandenburg. Show/Hide caption

Chancellor and chairwoman of the German Christian Democrats, Angela Merkel, attends a press conference in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, the day after the elections in the German states of Thuringia and Brandenburg. - Michael Sohn / The Associated Press

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