No change in Germany: Angela Merkel will stay on as chancellor. Germans like constancy. However, Merkel has some major tasks to fulfill during her fourth term in office.
The Social Democrat left his post as head of the European Parliament to challenge Angela Merkel. As he lags in the polls, Schulz holds on to the hope that his enthusiasm can convince voters to abandon "aloof" Merkel.
In Germany, political parties are associated with colors. The CDU are black, the SPD are red, the FDP are yellow and the Greens: well take a guess. The election outcome makes a so-called ‘Jamaica’ coalition of black, yellow and green the most likely.
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