Why Merkel will (or won’t?) run for being the Chancellor?

There are huge speculations that Chancellor Angela Merkel may say on Sunday if she will run again for being the Chancellor. If she do this what is her biggest advantage and what about her biggest weakness in terms of attracting voters? Read few comments?

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Election in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. What does it mean for Merkel if AfD ahead of CDU?

It seems it is not totally unrealistic that AfD is fighting for the first place in the regional election in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. How important is to score well for AfD? And if AfD scores really well what kind of impact it may have on the German political scene? Read few comments.

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Merkel: We can do this. Seehofer: No, we can’t.

Bavarian Premier Horst Seehofer said: We can do this’ – I cannot, with the best will, adopt this phrase as my own. It is a direct contradiction to Angela Merkel. Do you think we will see more tensions between Merkel and Seehofer, how strong is Merkel’s position after series of attacks in Germany? Read few comments.

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Fico meets Merkel: What does Slovakia want from Germany?

Slovak PM Fico will meet Chancellor Merkel in Berlin. Taking into account that Slovak EU Presidency is approaching would you be so kind shortly assess what Slovakia may want from Germany and vice versa and how Germany sees Slovakia especially taking into account topics like migration crisis and Nord Stream 2? Read few comments.

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Merkel is losing popularity. A sign of normalization?

According to INSA’s poll 64 percent of Germans think that Chancellor Angela Merkel should not run for a fourth term. Usually people say that Merkel is losing popularity because of the refugee crisis. For sure it is very important factor but do you think that this losing of popularity also goes somehow deeper? Can Merkel simply count on solving/defusing of refugee crisis and then her numbers will go up or do you think it is a bit more complicated? Read few comments.

Chancellor Angela Merkel Credit: Bundesregierung/Lohnes, http://www.bundeskanzlerin.de/

Chancellor Angela Merkel Credit: Bundesregierung/Lohnes, http://www.bundeskanzlerin.de/

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Erdogan-Merkel relationship amid the Jan Böhmermann affair

How do you read current President Erdogan-Chancellor Merkel relationship amid the case of Jan Böhmermann, what both sides hope to gain from this relationship? Read few comments.

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Germany: What’s at stake for Merkel in three state elections

Germans go to the polls in three states Baden-Wuerttemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saxony-Anhalt in a real-life test for Chancellor Angela Merkel policies, especially regarding refugee crisis.

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