Angela Merkel


Sigmar Gabriel , leader of Germany's social democratic SPD party, and... News PhotoAngela Merkel,Berlin,Colleague,Corridor,Democracy,Election,Frank-Walter Steinmeier,German Social Democratic Party,Germany,Government,Hannelore Kraft,Horizontal,Leadership,Olaf Scholz,Parliament Building,Political Party,Politics,Qualification Round,Sigmar Gabriel,Social Democratic Party,Talking,WalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSigmar Gabriel (R), leader of Germany's social democratic SPD party, and party colleagues Frank-Walter Steinmeier (C), Hannelore Kraft (2nd L) and Olaf Scholz (L) walk through a corridor at Jakob-Kaiser-Haus at the German parliament for preliminary talks between German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative CDU/CSU union and the social democratic SPD in Berlin on October 14, 2013. The exploratory talks with the left-leaning ecologist party are part of Merkel's hunt for a governing partner after her conservatives won September 22 elections but fell short of a ruling majority. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)