Paranoia at the Top Explaining Merkel's Final Days on the Stump

Angela Merkel's struggling coalition partner, the Free Democrats, may need help to get into parliament. But the chancellor is not in a generous mood. The reason can be found in the country's newly crowded political landscape and in recent changes to the election law.
Merkel is trying to be everywhere at once in the final days before the election.

Merkel is trying to be everywhere at once in the final days before the election.

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