Germany will soon have a leader not named Angela Merkel for the first time in 16 years.
Germans vote Sunday for a new parliament and government, and the longtime chancellor plans to step down when a new government is formed.
Merkel has been a fixture in European politics. She's presided over a Germany with increasing influence on the continent. So what legacy does she leave?
Here & Now's Scott Tong speaks with Loveday Morris, Berlin bureau chief for our partners at The Washington Post.
This segment aired on September 23, 2021.