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Attorney Accuses Opposition Leader of 'Treason'

Sheftel says Herzog 'betrayed' Israel in Kerry meeting, by pushing foreign agenda. Accuses left of siding with 'Arab enemy.'

Attorney Accuses Opposition Leader of 'Treason'

Why did Labor Vote to Continue Terrorist Benefits?

Labor party MKs explain why they voted to continue state benefits to terrorists freed early from prison.

Why did Labor Oppose Bill against Benefits for Terrorists?

Labor Party Heads to the Polls

Labor party to choose between Shelly Yechimovich, Yitzchak Herzog. Analyst: Both would support government.

Labor Party Heads to the Polls

Livni: Bayit Yehudi a Threat to Israel-PA Talks

Hatnua head accuses Bayit Yehudi of threatening Israel-PA talks, asks Labor to ‘be responsible’ and take its place.

Livni: Bayit Yehudi a Threat to Israel-PA Talks

Opposition Leader Admits to Smoking Pot

"When I was young I smoked recreational drugs a few times. The last time was 16 years ago," Yachimovich confirms.

Opposition Leader Admits to Smoking Pot in the Pastplayer

Labor MK: If Bayit Yehudi Leaves – We’ll Be There

Labor MK confirms that his party is waiting in the wings in case Bayit Yehudi leaves the government in protest.

Labor MK: If Bayit Yehudi Leaves – We’ll Be There

Poll: Slight Boost for Likud, Bayit Yehudi

Likud, Bayit Yehudi enjoy slight boost in popularity following Israel-PA talks - even as most say Abbas doesn't want peace.

Poll: Slight Boost for Likud, Bayit Yehudi

Labor MK Condemns EU Boycott as "Bad for Arabs"

MK Hilik Bar condemned the EU boycott but defended the "Two State Solution." An Arutz Sheva show host debated the points.

Labor MK Condemns EU Boycott as "Bad for Palestinians"

Labor Head: Lapid Sounds Just Like Netanyahu

Yachimovich: Lapid's "Future" party should be renamed "Past." He is taking orders from Netanyahu’s staff.

Labor Head: Lapid Sounds Just Like Netanyahu

Labor Head: We'll 'Block Evil Plots' as Opposition

MK Yachimovich says her party will only join government in case it opts to cede land.

Labor Head: We'll 'Block Evil Plots' as Opposition

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.

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

Labor: Cabel Offers to Replace Yachimovich

Leadership fight brewing as Labor MKs realize Yachimovich will not lead them into coalition.

Labor: Cabel Offers to Replace Yachimovich

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.

Despite ‘Interesting’ Meeting, Labor Not Budging

Labor, Otzma Leyisrael Find Common Ground

Left-wing candidate finds common ground with the nationalist camp as parties debate refusing orders.

Labor, Otzma Leyisrael Find Common Ground

Labor Head: If I Get 25 Seats, I will be PM

Yachimovich insists that she can unseat Netanyahu but admits that chances are not high.

Labor Head: If I Get 25 Seats, I will be PM

Netanyahu: Left, Hareidim Plotting against Me

Prime Minister asks voters to vote Likud Beytenu, to foil leftist maneuvers.

Netanyahu: Left, Hareidim Plotting against Me

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.

Likud Rises as Leftists Vow No Coalition

Labor Head: I'll Sit with Likud Only as PM

MK Yachimovich says if she does not defeat Netanyahu, she will head opposition.

Labor Head: I'll Sit with Likud Only as Prime Minister

Poll: 'Likud Beytenu' Continues to Drop

The combined Likud Beytenu party keeps dropping, getting just 33 seats in the latest poll. Yesh Atid, Movement both rise.

Poll: 'Likud Beytenu' Continues to Drop

Breakdown of Left ‘Embarrassing to Watch’

Likud MK ‘embarrassed’ by breakdown, Labor newcomer unconcerned.

Breakdown of Left ‘Embarrassing to Watch’

Peretz Splits Off from Labor, Joins Livni

MK Amir Peretz, once head of Labor Party, splinters from Labor list and joins Tzipi Livni's "the Movement."

Peretz Splits Off from Labor, Joins Livni

Internal Row in Labor over Platform

Amir Peretz tears into Shelly Yechimovich for not ruling out joining a Netanyahu government.

Internal Row in Labor over Platform, Talk of Split

Livni Announces New Party: 'The Movement'

Former Kadima head holds news conference for party that is expected to take votes from Labor, Lapid.

Livni Announces New Party: 'The Movement'player

Activists Fed Up with Left, ‘Enough with the Ego’

“Suckers’ tent” activists fed up with politicians on the Left. “Give up your egos, not the country,” they call.

Activists Fed Up with Left, ‘Enough with the Ego’

General Quits Labor after Woman's 1973 Complaint

A woman accused Maj. Gen. Uri Sagi of a sexual offense that allegedly took place 39 years ago.

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

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.

Labor Looking for an Ex-General, Again

Likud: Abbas Working for Labor Party

Likud is not impressed with PA head's "moderation" on TV interview, says he is trying to help Labor party.

Likud: Abbas Working for Labor Party

Labor Dismayed by United 'Extreme, Racist ' Party

Labor head Yechimovich warns against new party, says she can't imagine joining a coalition with it.

Labor Dismayed by United 'Extreme Right, Racist' Party

Surprise? Social Protest Leaders Join Labor List

"Cat is out of the bag," says Likud minister, after "spontaneous" protest leaders join Labor. Arutz Sheva readers not surprised.

Surprise? Social Protest Leaders Join Labor List

Labor Leader Loses Points in Ad Hominem

MK Yechimovich proved unable to maintain poise when attacked on high-rating news show.

Labor Leader Loses Points in Ad Hominem

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.

New Opposition Leader is ‘Angry' Yechimovich

Yechimovich: I am Running for Prime Minister

Labor leader says Netanyahu's hubris will cost him the nation's leadership.

Yechimovich: I am Running for Prime Minister