Are his ears clean, Angie?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) greets Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk at the start of European Union heads of state and government summit in Brussels October 29, 2009. EU leaders are expected on Thursday to discuss institutional changes which include the creation of a long-term president under the EU's planned Lisbon reform treaty.REUTERS/Yves Herman (BELGIUM POLITICS ENVIRONMENT)

Angie! He's married! And so are you!

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, shares a word with French President Nicolas Sarkozy during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday Oct. 30, 2009. The European Union is seeking to maintain a united stand on climate change Friday by giving leeway to poorer member states to pay less into global climate aid fund.(AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

It means Europe, Angie

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a news conference at the end of a two-day European Union leaders summit in Brussels October 30, 2009.REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Old and New

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (top) stands behind former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl as they attend a ceremony of the Konrad-Adenauer foundation to mark the upcoming 20-year anniversary, in November, of the fall of the wall which once divided communist East Berlin from capitalist west Berlin, in Berlin October 31, 2009.REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY POLITICS)


Angie is crowned

Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the 60th anniversary ceremony of the Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB), in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 5, 2009.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)