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Andreas Kalbitz, an AfD leader in Brandenburg, speaks to supporters after exit poll results in state elections on Sept. 1 in Werder, Germany. Michele Tantussi/Getty Images hide caption

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Far Right Makes Gains In 2 German State Elections As Centrists Hang Onto Power

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Leon Hakobian shows on his mobile phone a preliminary draft of a logo for a new Jewish grouping within Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany party, during the Jewish group's founding event on Oct. 7 in Wiesbaden, a city in Germany's western state of Hesse. Frank Rumpenhorst/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Meet The Jews Of The German Far Right

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel's political allies in the wealthy alpine state of Bavaria risk losing ground to the far-right Alternative for Germany, or AfD, party in upcoming regional elections. Pool/Zick,Jochen-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Germany's Far Right Finds A New Stronghold In Bavaria, And It's Costing Merkel

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Björn Höcke (center), a politician from the Alternative for Germany party, participates in a march in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, on Sept. 1, after several nationalist groups called for marches protesting the killing of a German man allegedly by migrants. Jens Meyer/AP hide caption

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Large crowds of far-right demonstrators rallied in the German city of Chemnitz on Saturday. Ralf Hirschberger/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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