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The BBC reports Further Blow for Merkel in Hesse.

The Financial Times says Merkel Coalition Under Pressure After Hesse Reversal.

ZeroHedge reports Merkel's CDU Suffers Crushing Losses In Hesse Election; Worst Result For SPD In 130 Years.

DW reports Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives eke out win in Hesse election.

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Despite a large drop in support, the CDU has won the Hesse state regional poll, giving the chancellor some welcome breathing room.

Breathing Room? Not Quite

CDU plus the greens will barely have a majority, if indeed they even have one.

Mike "Mish" Shedlock