Chancellor Angela Merkel Speaks at CDU Party Headquarters As Political Opponents Gain Ground In Regional Elections

German Chancellor and head of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel (2ndL) arrives at a press conference with CDU main candidates in the regional state elections in Rhineland-Palatinate Julia Kloeckner (L), in Saxony-Anhalt Reiner Haseloff (R) and in Baden-Württemberg Guido Wolf (2ndR) at the CDU's headquarters in Berlin, on March 14, 2016 a day after election in the three regional states. .The CDU was at the receiving end of voter anger, suffering defeats in two out of three states in Sunday's elections -- including in its traditional stronghold Baden-Wuerttemberg. / AFP / ODD ANDERSEN
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