Christian Democratic Union (CDU) North Rhine-Westphalia regional party chairman Armin Laschet, German Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen, Thomas Strobl, leader of the Christian Democratic Union ... more 
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) North Rhine-Westphalia regional party chairman Armin Laschet, German Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen, Thomas Strobl, leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Gerda Hasselfeldt, head of the faction of Christian Social Union (CSU) in Berlin, German Chancellor and leader of the CDU Angela Merkel, CDU party secretary general Hermann Groehe and Volker Kauder, parliamentary floor leader of the CDU (L-R) celebrate after first exit polls in the German general election (Bundestagswahl) at the CDU party headquarters in Berlin September 22, 2013. Merkel's conservatives won the most votes in a German election on Sunday, putting her on track for a third term, but it was unclear whether she would be able to preserve her centre-right coalition or be forced to work with her leftist rivals, an exit poll showed. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) less 
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