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  12/6/2012, Kislev 22, 5773

Yechimovich, Livni Trade Barbs Over Peretz


Chairwoman Shelly Yechimovich of the Labor party reacted, Thursday, to the resignation of Member of Knesset Amir Peretz and his moving to Tzipi Livni's Hatenu'ah party by saying, "The political incidents of the last few days and all of the past year require us to say to the public that is now watching us, which is shocked and feels disgust from the moral downturn - when every moment breaks a new record in politics - 'Don't give in to the scenes of political corruption.'" Addressing a party conference, she said she was disgusted to see the move after she had turned down offers for ideological reasons, although they could have helped the party.

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