For many the German elections are a done deal. Chancellor Angela Merkel will win and Germany will once again be the anchor of stability for another four years.But, the devil is in the detail.She will need a coalition partner or two and all alternatives don’t look like a walk in the park. Many observers suggest that it could take as long as 100 days to form a government.Merkel officially has no favorite although her CDU (Christian Democratic Union) party has had a long tradition of getting together with the FDP (Free Democratic Party). According to current polls both parties would have enough votes to form a coalition government.
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