Social Democrats (SPD) continue to slide in the polls, with the Christian Democrats (CDU), building a 14-to-16 points lead just six weeks before Germans go to the polls.
The last four opinion polls by Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (16), YouGov (14), Emnid (14), and  Infratest dimap (15) conducted between August 4-10, suggest there is little margin of error. All polls project a comfortable victory for Merkel, who is already the longest serving German Chancellor.
The ruling party in Germany is below i...


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