German Chancellor and chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Party, CDU, Angela Merkel delivers her keynote speech at the Party's 2012 convention in Hannover, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. The

 

              German Chancellor and chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Party, CDU, Angela Merkel delivers her keynote speech at the Party
German Chancellor and chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Party, CDU, Angela Merkel delivers her keynote speech at the Party's 2012 convention in Hannover, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. The ruling CDU will elect a new board and re-elect Angela Merkel as the party's chairwoman at the convention. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)