Merkel, German Election Rival Debate Euro Crisis

wochit politics
September 01, 2013 AT 11:55 AM
Chancellor Angela Merkel's rival questioned her strategy to combat Europe's debt crisis as he faced the German leader in their only televised debate of the country's election campaign, saying that there is no point in applying a "deadly dose" of austerity. Merkel insisted that it's essential to stick to her course.