A Gift for Merkel's Coalition Partners Berlin Mulls Tax Cuts for German Workers

For the past two years, the issue of tax cuts was taboo in Germany as government debt rose during the crisis. With the country's economic fortunes now looking up, however, Chancellor Merkel's governing coalition may change course. It would provide a boost to her junior coalition partners.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel may soon give a boost to her junior coalition partner, the Free Democrats led by Phillip Rösler (left).

German Chancellor Angela Merkel may soon give a boost to her junior coalition partner, the Free Democrats led by Phillip Rösler (left).

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dsl -- with wires