Philipp Roesler


Leader of Germany's Free Democratic party and Economy Minister... News PhotoBerlin,Community,Day,Democracy,Economy Minister,Election,German Free Democratic Party,Germany,Horizontal,Lower Saxony,Office,Philipp Roesler,Political Party,Politics,Polling Station,TalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPLeader of Germany's Free Democratic party (FDP) and Economy Minister Philipp Roesler speaks at the FDP headquarter in Berlin on January 20, 2013 on polling day of the local elections in the central German state of Lower Saxony. The vote is largely seen as a test run for Chancellor Angela Merkel, her rivals and would-be heirs, eight months before nationwide polls. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party was ahead after the first state poll in a general election year, exit polls indicated, but it was unclear whether its coalition would cling to power. AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC LAFARGUE (Photo credit should read FREDERIC LAFARGUE/AFP/Getty Images)