FDP is struggling to regain ground with voters and renew their coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives in September. At a weekend congress the FDP is hashing out its positions on key issues, including no new taxes.
Germany's Social Democrats face a dilemma. Should they form another grand coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives? Many in the party are skeptical. A conference in Berlin is supposed to provide answers.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her CDU will hold talks with the FDP and the Greens on forming a coalition government. The move was widely expected after the Social Democrats said they wanted to be in opposition.
After four years without representation in the Bundestag, the FDP is back. Here's what you need to know about the small party that could hold the keys to power.
Despite a large drop in support, the CDU has won the Hesse state regional poll, giving the chancellor some welcome breathing room. But the weakness of the political center in Germany remains glaringly obvious.
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