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In both cases, the protest movements haven't quieted down even though the politicians have made their final decisions.
The situation is vexing to those in power, and they're trying to defuse the protests.
Klöckner isn't the only one attempting to appease the vintners; Beck's Transportation and Winegrowing Minister Hendrik Hering, a fellow SPD member, has also visited the Prüm home twice.
Both the CDU and the SPD would prefer to ignore the issue altogether, but they've learned from Stuttgart 21 that large, controversial construction projects can cost votes -- ones that usually migrate to the Green Party.
The 38-year-old is the leading candidate for the center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in the parliamentary elections scheduled for March 27 in the southwestern German state of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Later that same day, she would make a campaign appearance in nearby Wittlich with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
But, with hotly contested state elections approaching, the winemakers are learning the art of squeezing as much as they can out of local politicians.
These sections will then stretch north from the Hunsrück mountain range over the Moselle and toward the Eifel mountain range.
When it is completed, the bridge will be 160 meters (525 feet) high at its highest point and 1.7 kilometers (1.1 miles) long.
Construction equipment is already at work, clearing and digging along the narrow ridge, past the ruin of a Roman temple and directly through Napoleonic-era earthworks.
This slope will soon be home to a factory for casting bridge sections.
The SPD and CDU are both on the other side of the battle.