Germany's SPD in all-or-nothing vote on coalition with Merkel
A "no" vote would mean Merkel leading an unstable minority government or facing snap polls
Mon, Jan 22, 2018 - 5:50 AM
Opponents of the coalition at the venue of SPD party congress in Bonn on Sunday. The fiery chief of SPD's youth wing, Kevin Kuehnert, who has been on a "#NoGroKo" tour of Germany, argues that the party would be better served spending the next four years in the opposition.
GERMANY'S divided Social Democrats were holding a crunch vote on Sunday on whether to pursue a coalition deal with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, or plunge Europe's top economy into political turmoil.
At an extraordinary congress in the western city of Bonn, 600...