German Chancellor Merkel experiences boost in ratings

Opinion polls in Germany suggest Angela Merkel and her party are heading for a clear win in Sunday's general election. The German chancellor is unchallenged within her party, and her position among world politicians is equally high.

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    Opinion polls in Germany suggest Angela Merkel and her party are heading for a clear win in Sunday's general election.

    The German chancellor is unchallenged within her party, and her position among world politicians is equally high.

    This time last year Merkel's ratings were slipping as the refugee crisis was boosting her opponents. How has this turned around, and what does the CDU really stand for?

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports from Warnkenhagen, Germany.


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