Merkel's CDU Party Experiences Setback In State Elections

Just a month before national elections, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats suffered losses in two out of three state elections, while the left-wing Left party and the liberal Free Democrats gained ground. READ MORE

General election campaign riding on Sunday's decisive state elections

By Ben Knight

Saxony, Thuringia and Saarland go to the polls on Sunday. With a general election barely a month away, national party leaders are nervously anticipating results that will set the tone for the impending campaign. READ MORE