German polls show a new election would not change anything and that there is no real desire for another grand coalition.
Germans are worried about the safety of their personal information, according to a new poll. The news comes on the heels of a major hack targeting prominent politicians and media figures in the country.
Merkel will not seek a new term as CDU leader, prompting many to doubt her future as chancellor. Voters are also not enthused about Merkel's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer remaining in office, according to a new poll.
A combined low of 41 percent has emerged in a survey for Chancellor Angela Merkel's government. Her conservatives and coalition Social Democrats polled 26 and 15 percent respectively. Up to second place are the Greens.
Riding high in opinion polls, Christian Democrats are meeting this weekend to choose Angela Merkel's successor. Party leadership is often a springboard to the chancellorship, and whom to choose will be a tricky decision.
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