Wiped Out Free Democrats Reel from Election Fiasco

The biggest losers of the German election are the pro-business Free Democrats, who failed to make it into parliament. After decades of playing kingmaker, its spectacular defeat marks a seismic shift in Germany's political landscape.
Top FDP leaders react to Sunday's election result: Board member Birgit Homburger, Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle and Development Minister Dirk Niebel.

Top FDP leaders react to Sunday's election result: Board member Birgit Homburger, Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle and Development Minister Dirk Niebel.

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Photo Gallery: The German Election in Numbers
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Photo Gallery: The German Election in Numbers