The top candidate of the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) Rainer Bruederle (R) and FDP party leader Economy Minister Philipp Roesler leave the stage after addressing party members and media on ... more 
The top candidate of the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) Rainer Bruederle (R) and FDP party leader Economy Minister Philipp Roesler leave the stage after addressing party members and media on first results of Bavarian State elections in Berlin September 15, 2013. The Christian Social Union (CSU), sister party of Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), won 49 percent according to a TV exit poll. Their coalition partner, the Free Democrats (FDP), polled just 3 percent, crashing out of the state assembly. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) less 
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