Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, faces an uphill battle to get Christian Wulff, her candidate, elected as president in a vote to be held on Wednesday.
Merkel's popularity ratings have hit their lowest ever, damaged in part by Germany's bailout for Greece, which is costing German tax-payers billions of dollars. Many political analysts agree that a loss for Wulff may trigger an early election. Alan Fisher reports from Berlin.
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