Chaos in Berlin Schulz, Merkel and How Not to Negotiate a Coalition

It looked like Martin Schulz of the Social Democrats had finally one-upped Chancellor Merkel. But then, just as his party secured key cabinet positions in Germany's potential new government, he messed everything up. And Merkel's position isn't much better.
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SPD leader Martin Schulz (right) together with Andrea Nahles, who is set to replace him.

SPD leader Martin Schulz (right) together with Andrea Nahles, who is set to replace him.

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