Ben-Eliezer's Presidential Bid Might be Over, Say Officials

Political officials predict that Labor MK would lose support in the wake of the investigation against him.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/7/2014, 2:20 AM

Presidential Hopeful Questioned by Police

Presidential hopeful MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer questioned on suspicion of receiving funds illegally.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/6/2014, 8:24 PM

Hareidi Parties Contemplating Who to Support for President

The Knesset’s hareidi parties are trying to decide on one candidate who they will support in the presidential vote.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/3/2014, 8:42 PM

David Levy Won't Run for President

Deadline to submit candidacies for president ends. Former foreign minister rules out candidacy due to lack of support.Elad Benari and Hezki Baruch, 5/28/2014, 4:42 AM

'I Feel that There Will Be Last-Minute Surprises'

On the final day for presenting candidacies for president, Knesset Speaker expects the unexpected.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 5/27/2014, 11:28 AM

Herzog Mocks Netanyahu Over Presidential Election

Opposition head jokingly suggests that Netanyahu offer the Pope to run for president.Yishai Karov and Elad Benari, 5/27/2014, 4:44 AM

Itzik Secures 10 Signatures for Presidential Bid

Former Knesset Speaker waiting to see if she has Foreign Minister Liberman's backing for the post of president.Elad Benari, 5/23/2014, 5:44 AM

Netanyahu in a Bind Over Presidential Election

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu can't figure out who to support for President: Reuven Rivlin, David Levy or perhaps Dalia Itzik?Elad Benari, 5/22/2014, 6:14 AM

Lapid Rejects Postponing Presidential Election

"I will oppose any initiative to postpone the presidential election," declares Finance Minister.Hezki Baruch, 5/14/2014, 12:12 AM

Sa'ar Rejects Cancellation of Presidency

Interior Minister says he's against a plan by Netanyahu to postpone the presidential election or cancel the presidency altogether.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/10/2014, 12:46 AM

Shalom Recruiting Shas, Jewish Home for Presidential Bid

Water and Energy Minister trying to recruit MKs from Shas and the Jewish Home to support his possible presidential candidacy.Elad Benari, 3/18/2014, 3:45 AM

Peres Rejects Initiative to Extend His Term

President Shimon Peres says he is determined to end his term in July, as scheduled according to the law.Elad Benari, 2/20/2014, 3:14 AM

Labor Party Endorses Ben-Eliezer for President

Labor party officially endorses MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer as its candidate for president.Elad Benari, 2/18/2014, 6:25 AM

Former MK Itzik Collecting Signatures for Presidential Bid

Former Knesset Speaker Dalia Itzik has begun to collect signatures from MKs for her bid to be Israel's next president.Elad Benari, 2/17/2014, 5:43 AM

Yesh Atid 'Dictatorship': Lapid Picks President Votes

Report shows Lapid has forbidden his party's MKs from signing support of presidential candidate, wants to control vote for female candidate.Ari Yashar, 2/14/2014, 11:22 AM

Poll: Public Wants to Choose President

72% think instead of MKs, citizens should select president; 63% don't want presidential institution cancelled.Ari Yashar, 2/14/2014, 9:19 AM

Biden Accuses Romney of Harboring 'Cold War Mindset'

Biden: “…we know that to the extent [Romney has] shown any foreign policy vision it’s through the glass of a rear view mirror.”Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/27/2012, 2:34 PM