If even the free-trading Netherlands won’t support the treaty, it is probably dead in the water.
The Dutch prime minister is no longer dependent on left-wing opposition parties in the Senate.
The prime minister calls the crisis the worst of his career, yet the ruling parties haven’t lost support.
The Dutch have never had it so good.
The gains, at the expense of the Greens and far right, give Mark Rutte more options to pass legislation.
Euroskeptic parties underperform. European Commission vice president Frans Timmermans gives his Labor Party a boost.
The government could still be vulnerable if opposition parties play their cards right.
Center-right leaders in Germany and the Netherlands may have moved too far to the middle.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s four-party government is projected to lose its majority in the Senate.
The center-right prime minister once flirted with the far right. Now he calls for compromise in the center.