The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. The Ghosts of Germany's Past Face Off in Its Heartland

    Since more than a million refugees arrived in 2015, Germany's political landscape has been heaving. That tumult will be felt during elections this Sunday in the state of Thuringia, where the far-right Alternative for Germany faces off against its polar opposite, The Left, in the country's heartland. It's a contest that captures the deep divisions and painful history currently shaping politics in the only state where The Left leads the state's governing coalition, OZY reports.

    What results are expected? While polls show The Left remains the state's strongest party, the AfD might just grab enough votes to disrupt its chances to form a coalition.

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