Merkel is campaigning on her record of driving unemployment down near a two-decade low and sheltering Germany from the worst of the euro-region debt crisis as she seeks a third term in the Sept. 22 election. Her case was bolstered today by figures showing the German economy picked up speed in the second quarter, driven by consumption and a rebound in investment.
Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-22/merkel-warns-spd-tax-plans-could-upend-germany-s-labor-market.html
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