Angela Merkel Elected For A 4th Term

Mar 14, 2018

(CNN)Angela Merkel has been elected by German lawmakers for a fourth term as Chancellor and is due to be sworn in Wednesday. The vote in parliament Wednesday morning ends almost six months of political turmoil after a federal election saw millions of voters desert the two mainstream parties -- Merkel's CDU and the Social Democratic Party (SPD) -- turning instead to parties on the left and right.