SPD wins the elections in Wesphalia and the defeat of CDU party put Prime Minister Angela Merkel in serious difficulty. According to some political experts the winner Hannelore Kraft could run for presidency in the next political elections and could have several chances to become the future german Prime Minister.
Last week, Obama finally got around to announcing his "support" for gay marriage. As during the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, Obama sat on his ass forever before bothering to speak up, with a day-late-dollar-short announcement that was tepid and lukewarm -- in other words, classic Obama.
After the announcement, the US media crapped its pants with excitement, as they could spend the next week avoiding all discussion of the economy, Afghanistan, and other important issues. It also finally gave the Romney and Obama Presidential campaigns something to disagree on.
Old pitch (made when the prior coalition goverment broke), remodelled to fit the new -no coalition formation- circumstances.
Greek socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos -the third leader to try to forge a coalition since Sunday's inconclusive elections- abandons the latest effort to form a governing coalition, bringing closer the prospect of new elections.