Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor and party leader of the Christian... News PhotoAngela Merkel,Baden-Württemberg,Berlin,Chairperson,Chancellor,Christian Democratic Union,Democracy,Economy,Election,Environment,Europe,Germany,Government,Head of State,Headquarters,Horizontal,Human Gender,Leadership,Political Party,Politics,Speech,Standing,Ursula von der Leyen,VotingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergAngela Merkel, Germany's chancellor and party leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), right, stands next to Ursula von der Leyen, Federal Minister of Labour, left, and Thomas Strobl, Baden-Württemberg state CDU party chairman, center, before a speech by Merkel at the CDU headquarters as the German federal elections result is announced in Berlin, Germany, on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. Merkel won an overwhelming endorsement from German voters, putting the country's first female chancellor on course for the biggest election tally since Helmut Kohl's post-reunification victory of 1990. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty Images