Germany's two main political parties have reached a power-sharing agreement - but voters will need to give it their seal of approval first.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has been trying to form a coalition government since September.
The goal might complicate negotiations between the party and Angela Merkel.
Germany's center-left party had refused to form a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's party but now says it's open to the idea.
There was only one televised debate between the heads of Germany's two largest parties, one of whom will likely become chancellor.