Third Round Victory Christian Wulff Elected New German President

Angela Merkel's government avoided disaster on Wednesday when their candidate Christian Wulff was elected German president after a third round of voting. The day of drama will, however, have inflicted lasting damage on Merkel and could spell the beginning of the end of her coalition.
Christian Wulff (c) with Angela Merkel after being elected German president.

Christian Wulff (c) with Angela Merkel after being elected German president.

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