Germany’s SPD shifts back to leftist roots, straining ties with Merkel

Germany’s SPD shifts back to leftist roots, straining ties with Merkel

Germany's Social Democrats called Monday for greater welfare spending in a shift back to their leftist roots, further straining ties with coalition partners, Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.

German Social Democrats elect Andrea Nahles as first female leader

German Social Democrats elect Andrea Nahles as first female leader

Social Democrats head Schulz quits amid party rift over his successor

Social Democrats head Schulz quits amid party rift over his successor

Here’s how a woman could be about to lead the SPD for the first time

Here’s how a woman could be about to lead the SPD for the first time

SPD politician calls for ‘no politics’ day

SPD politician calls for ‘no politics’ day