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Yechimovich Welcomes Resumption of Peace Talks

Labor party will be there for Netanyahu against "right-wing" extremists," promises opposition leader.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/19/2013, 10:41 PM

Labor Head Seeks Term Limit for Prime Minister

Yachimovich’s proposal would prevent Netanyahu from winning another term in the next elections.Maayana Miskin, 7/2/2013, 11:17 AM

Yechimovich: Lapid Lets Govt. 'Stiff' On Debts to Businesses

Finance Minister Yair Lapid is at it again, says MK Shelly Yechimovich, this time trying to "shaft" small businesses. Lapid disagrees.David Lev, 7/2/2013, 1:12 AM

MKs: We Should Decide on Gas Exports, Not PM and Lapid

MKs Shelly Yachimovich and Reuven Rivlin said they would file a petition with the High Court against the government's plan to export gasDavid Lev, 6/23/2013, 5:34 PM

Yechimovich: Stop Gas Exports, By Any Means Necessary

Labor leader and opposition head Shelly Yechimovich asked Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein to halt government approval of gas exports.David Lev, 6/20/2013, 9:38 PM

Knesset Approves First Reading of State Budget

After a heated debate, Knesset approves first reading of budget for 2013-2014 by a majority of 58 to 44.Elad Benari, 6/18/2013, 1:34 AM

Lapid Skips Vote on VAT for Vacation in Paris

Finance Minister skips a vote on the rise in the VAT, raising the ire of the opposition.Elad Benari, 5/30/2013, 12:15 AM

Labor Calls to MKs: Don’t Vote for ‘Coward’s Tax’

Labor head slams Lapid’s plan to raise the VAT as “coward’s tax,” proposes an alternative.Maayana Miskin, 5/29/2013, 1:53 PM

Law Requires IDF Buy 'Blue and White' Uniforms

The government on Sunday approved an extension of a law that requires the IDF and security forces to buy Israeli-made uniforms David Lev, 5/19/2013, 6:45 PM

'Governance Bill' Passes Preliminary Knesset Vote

A bill limiting the number of ministers to 19 passes preliminary Knesset vote, after being denounced by the opposition.Elad Benari, 5/9/2013, 2:16 AM

Yechimovich: Don’t Forgive Dankner’s Billion-Shekel Debt

Opposition head issues warning as reports say bank may forgive business tycoon’s massive debt.Maayana Miskin, 4/17/2013, 1:49 PM

Opposition Slams Lapid Over Planned Cuts

Lapid chooses to avoid special Knesset session but finds time to post on Facebook, angering opposition.Elad Benari, 4/10/2013, 3:42 AM

Yechimovich Slammed by Opponents for Election Failure

Labor chairwoman passes a series of proposed changes to the party’s constitution, as her opponents attack her over failure in the elections.Elad Benari, 4/5/2013, 4:44 AM

Labor Head: Lapid Sounds Just Like Netanyahu

Yachimovich: Lapid's "Future" party should be renamed "Past." He is taking orders from Netanyahu’s staff.Maayana Miskin, 3/24/2013, 5:55 PM

Labor Head: We’ll Save Govt in Case of Peace Talks

If Bayit Yehudi leaves the government over Israel-PA negotiations, Labor will take its place, Yechimovich says.Maayana Miskin, 3/7/2013, 9:25 PM

Labor: Cabel Offers to Replace Yachimovich

Leadership fight brewing as Labor MKs realize Yachimovich will not lead them into coalition.Gil Ronen, 3/5/2013, 10:35 AM

Yechimovich: We Won't be Netanyahu's Contractors

Labor chairwoman MK Shelly Yechimovich: We won't join Netanyahu's coalition and be his contractors in any field.Elad Benari, 2/19/2013, 4:44 AM

Netanyahu and Yechimovich Meet Once Again

Prime Minister Netanyahu and Labor leader Yechimovich meet one-on-one at Netanyahu’s request.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/15/2013, 9:35 PM

Despite ‘Interesting’ Meeting, Labor Not Budging

Labor’s Shelly Yechimovich has ‘interesting’ meeting with Netanyahu, but insists there is no chance her party will join the coalition.Maayana Miskin, 2/6/2013, 1:17 AM

Yechimovich Rules Out Joining Netanyahu's Coalition

"I will not lend a hand to the ongoing crushing of Israeli society," says Labor chairwoman about the possibility of joining the government.Elad Benari, 1/25/2013, 4:15 AM

Yechimovich Still Hopes to Block Netanyahu

"There is a very very high chance that Netanyahu will not be able to form a government,” claims Labor chairwoman.Elad Benari, 1/23/2013, 5:43 AM

Left Outraged Over Kahlon Appointment

Labor, Yesh Atid and Hatnua slam Netanyahu over appointing outgoing Minister Moshe Kahlon as head of the Israel Lands Administration.Elad Benari, 1/21/2013, 2:16 AM

Labor Head: Netanyahu Planning ‘Welfare Hell’

Labor head attacks Netanyahu over his ‘no new taxes’ plan, warns life in Israel will be ‘financial chaos, social hell.’Maayana Miskin, 1/20/2013, 10:36 AM

Likud Official: Netanyahu Prefers Lapid

Netanyahu would prefer a coalition with Lapid and Livni over the Jewish Home, a senior Likud official tells Arutz Sheva.Elad Benari, 1/16/2013, 12:10 AM

Lapid and Yechimovich: Livni Created a 'Political Spin'

Labor and Yesh Atid accuse Livni of misleading the public over what happened during meeting between the leaders of the three parties.Elad Benari, 1/8/2013, 3:12 AM

Lapid: We Are Not on the Same Page as Labor and Livni

Yair Lapid said that his party would not participate in an “automatic block” coalition that Tzippy Livni was trying to organize. David Lev, 1/7/2013, 9:39 PM

Leftist Trio Holds Nighttime Meeting

Yechimovich, Livni and Lapid meet "in good atmosphere" but fail to reach agreements.Gil Ronen, 1/7/2013, 8:04 AM

Livni Calls for Center-Left Unity

Tzipi Livni, who heads the Hatnua party, says she's willing to put ego considerations aside to oust Netanyahu from power.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/4/2013, 10:18 PM

Likud Rises as Leftists Vow No Coalition

Likud Beytenu regains losses in the polls, but left-wing parties say they will try to thwart a coalition. Maayana Miskin, 1/4/2013, 9:57 AM

Left, Right, Trade Jabs over Peres's Remarks

MK Mofaz: the nation wants a two state solution. MK Ben Ari: the people oppose a PA state.Gil Ronen and David Lev, 12/30/2012, 7:03 PM

Rami Levy Marketing Netanyahu

Supermarket chain owner Rami Levy reveals he rejected offers to run as MK. He says a stronger Netanyahu will be better for everyone. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/25/2012, 12:45 PM

Lieberman Apologizes for 'Polish Veibers' Comment

Resigning foreign minister is sorry for the words he used to refer to the female opposition leaders. Sort of.Gil Ronen, 12/16/2012, 5:19 PM

Peretz: Livni Party Won't Join Netanyahu Government

Tzipi Livni’s new party will not be a part of a government led by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, says new member Amir Peretz.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/7/2012, 10:03 PM

Yechimovich and Livni Trade Barbs Over Peretz

Labor chairwoman Shelly Yechimovich says the public is "overwhelmed by the moral low" in Peretz's defection to Livni.Elad Benari, 12/7/2012, 3:19 AM

Internal Row in Labor over Platform, Talk of Split

Amir Peretz tears into Shelly Yechimovich for not ruling out joining a Netanyahu government.Gil Ronen, 12/1/2012, 10:16 PM

Labor Contenders Await Primaries Results

Results of Labor primaries expected at 10:00 a.m. Friday morning. 58% of Labor members voted.Elad Benari, 11/30/2012, 6:46 AM

PA Arabs Celebrate as World Reacts to UN Decision

"World countries have given Bibi Netanyahu a slap in the face," says Meretz chairwoman Zehava Galon.Elad Benari, 11/30/2012, 1:45 AM

Labor Primaries Pit Current Chairwoman Against Former Chairman

Labor primaries will be a tight race between candidates favored by current chair Yechimovich and former chair Amir Peretz.Elad Benari, 11/29/2012, 6:44 AM

Leftists Accuse Livni of 'Ego' Politics

Likud calls her irresponsible and lacking in sense, while Labor and Yesh Atid say her ego is too big.Gil Ronen, 11/27/2012, 2:02 PM

Leftists Dismayed Over 'Extreme' Likud List

Leftist parties express their dismay as Likud members place the more nationalistic candidates at the top of the party's Knesset list.Elad Benari, 11/27/2012, 3:42 AM

Near-Unanimous Approval for Hitting Jaabari

Support for the assassination of Hamas terrorist Ahmed Jaabari crosses most party lines.Maayana Miskin, 11/15/2012, 2:15 AM

Labor is Not a Leftist Party, Says Yechimovich

In an unusual move, Labor leader speaks to Arutz Sheva, supports an agreement that keeps 80% of Yesha residents in their homes.Elad Benari, 11/14/2012, 6:13 AM

General Quits Labor after Woman's Complaint 'Regarding 1973'

A woman accused Maj. Gen. Uri Sagi of a sexual offense that allegedly took place 39 years ago.Gil Ronen, 11/8/2012, 10:37 PM

Labor Looking for an Ex-General, Again

Maj. Gen. (res.) Uri Sagi drops out, leaving the Labor party without a military man in its list.Gil Ronen, 11/7/2012, 5:40 PM

Despite Near-Riot, Yechimovich Changes Labor Rules

Labor Party head Shelly Yechimovich faced down a crowd of dissenters and convinced party members to conduct open primariesDavid Lev, 10/30/2012, 10:49 PM

Labor Head Repeats Rabin 'Coffin' Libel

Yechimovich marks Rabin's memory by drudging up lies about nationalist protest preceding murder.Gil Ronen, 10/28/2012, 7:52 PM

Labor Dismayed by United 'Extreme Right, Racist' Party

Labor head Yechimovich warns against new party, says she can't imagine joining a coalition with it.Gil Ronen, 10/25/2012, 9:01 PM

Netanyahu: Israel Prepared for 'Deeper' Activity in Gaza

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned Gaza terrorists Wednesday that “deeper activity” in the region lies ahead if rocket fire continues.Chana Ya'ar, 10/24/2012, 3:36 PM

Bad News for Labor? Peace Now Head Runs for MK

Peace Now Director Yariv Oppenheimer quits in order to bid for a Knesset seat with Labor, which may not be enthused. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/22/2012, 11:34 AM

Labor Leader Loses Points in Ad Hominem

MK Yechimovich proved unable to maintain poise when attacked on high-rating news show.Gil Ronen, 9/24/2012, 12:57 PM

Yechimovich Comes to Peres' Defense, Criticizes Netanyahu

Labor Party chairwoman Shelly Yechimovich says Netanyahu is "aggressive and rude" for attacking Peres over remarks on Iran.Elad Benari, 8/17/2012, 6:13 AM

Yechimovich: Not Ruling Out Partnership with Netanyahu

Labor leader says she sees herself as a candidate for Prime Minister, does not rule out partnership with Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 8/10/2012, 4:12 AM

Labor Head Invites Kadima Defectors

MK Yechimovich "would be happy" to welcome defectors "without promises, jobs, division of loot."Gil Ronen, 7/23/2012, 3:45 PM

Something Electoral This Way Comes?

Opposition leader Shelly Yechimovich is hoping to dissolve the Knesset as the Tal Law again throws the Netanyahu government into crisisGabe Kahn, 7/3/2012, 7:22 PM

New Opposition Leader is ‘Angry' Yechimovich

New Opposition leader Yechimovich’s first name is Shelly but she could be named “Angry” after the “dirty deal” by Netanyahu and Mofaz.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/8/2012, 8:15 AM

Report: Netanyahu Planning Election in the Coming Months

PM Netanyahu has held discussions with faction leaders and discussed the possibility of holding elections in the coming months.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/27/2012, 9:23 PM

Opposition Leaders Stump for Barak

Opposition leaders sang praises for Defense Minister Ehud Barak whose Beit Hamachpela eviction has undermined the government he sits in.Gabe Kahn, 4/4/2012, 7:12 PM