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Can Schulz unseat Merkel?

Observers say he faces a steep climb in view of Merkel's global pre-eminence



THERE is a German word "Wechselstimmung" that means a mood for political change.

Americans felt it. So did Britons. The French, too. Whether it takes hold here will decide whether Martin Schulz, Germany's Social Democratic candidate for chancellor, has an opportunity to...