In the country’s first post-Merkel election, Germany’s Free Democratic Party could once again be a "kingmaker."
Merkel believes "it must once again become normal for Russian and American presidents to meet."
Merkel suggests finding the right kinds of policies that would control that.
Turkish President Erdo?an Seeks to Get German Government to Shut Up His Critics
File a criminal complaint
The German chancellor has canceled meetings for the next three weeks
Comparison wide off the mark
New government to be sworn in later today
Has raised the possibility of a "grand coalition"
Conservative bloc didn't clinch a majority
Fell short of an absolute majority
Says, "This is a super result"
Germans head to the polls on Sunday
Election will be held on September 22
German chancellor doing well in polls ahead of election
To get out of the fiscal mess they've made
Was uncontested, a general election is slated for next year
German court OKs another euro bailout. Media ridicule opponents.
Despite skepticism from economists and colleagues Merkel remains open to the plan.