Photo Gallery: Germany's Successful Fringe
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Photo Gallery: Germany's Successful Fringe

Fringe Power German Left Party a Would-Be Kingmaker

Social Democratic candidate Peer Steinbrück could win Sunday's election, but he would have to partner with the Left Party in order to prevail. The leftists continue to be surprisingly strong, but their Communist roots make them an unpalatable partner.