Merkel’s CDU in poll hammering as backing for populist AfD surges

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DISAPPOINTMENT. Supporters of Angela Merkel’s CDU party react after state elections exit poll results are announced on tv an election party in Berlin on March 13, 2016. Jens Kalaene/AFP

Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) is defeated in 2 of 3 states in regional elections, and scores a historic low 27% in its stronghold Baden-Wuerttemberg

STUTTGART, Germany (Mar. 14, 2016) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party suffered a major setback in key state polls Sunday, March 13, over her liberal refugee policy, while the right- Continue reading