The Labor primaries

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September 13, 2011 21:30

Once great party's increasing atrophy exemplified as neither Yacimovich nor Peretz stand a chance of becoming next prime minister.

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Labor Party Meeting

Labor Party Woes 311. (photo credit: Courtesy)

Despite difficult time constraints that pushed the limits of printing deadlines, the front pages of all the major Israeli dailies – including this one – had stories about Monday’s Labor primaries and early results.

In the tabloids, the lead stories and color pictures featured MKs Shelly Yacimovich and Amir Peretz, the two finalists who will face off next week. Others showed some of the 43,391 Labor party members – out of about 66,000 registered members – who exercised their right to vote.

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