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        3/1/2012, Adar 7, 5772

      Hotovely Joins Race for Likud Politburo Leadership

      Member of Knesset Tzipi Hotovely announced, Thursday, that she was running to head the Likud party's politburo, which is entrusted with designing the party's policy. She joins Minister Yuli-Yoel Edelstein and World Likud leader Danny Danon.

      In making the announcement, Hotovely said the politburo was dormant until today but the chairmanship is critical in forming the the policy and the ideological line of the party. She said that under her leadership, the office would return to significance and influence on the movement's agenda.