Letter from Berlin Fukushima May Spell Failure for Merkel in Sunday Vote

Things couldn't get much worse for Chancellor Merkel. Or could they? Her party stands to lose power in the southwestern German state of Baden-Württemberg for the first time in 60 years this Sunday. And if it does, she will largely have only herself to blame.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Baden-Württemberg Governor Stefan Mappus have both struggled with their credibility on nuclear energy in the last two weeks.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Baden-Württemberg Governor Stefan Mappus have both struggled with their credibility on nuclear energy in the last two weeks.

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