Is the Chancellor Unbeatable? Merkel Launches Campaign for a Third Term

Germany's Christian Democrats re-elected Chancellor Angela Merkel as their party leader with her best-ever result of 97.94 percent on Tuesday in a determined show of unity aimed at boosting her chances of winning a third term in 2013. She's at the peak of her powers and will be very hard to unseat.
Von SPIEGEL ONLINE Staff
Angela Merkel being feted after her record re-election result as party leader.

Angela Merkel being feted after her record re-election result as party leader.

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