German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives to attend a debate of the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin September 3, 2013. Angela Merkel, dropping her trademark modesty as the election looms, ... more 
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives to attend a debate of the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin September 3, 2013. Angela Merkel, dropping her trademark modesty as the election looms, urged Germans on Tuesday to re-elect what she repeatedly called her "clever" government which she promised would shield their businesses and jobs from tax hikes by the centre left. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) less 
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