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Israel sets early election amid Netanyahu popularity
France 24 ^ | 10/16/2012

Posted on 10/16/2012 1:24:55 AM PDT by bruinbirdman

Israeli lawmakers voted Tuesday to dissolve parliament months before schedule and hold elections on January 22, a move championed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu whose coalition is leading in the opinion polls.

Israel’s Parliament on Tuesday set a January 22 date for a national election, with opinion polls predict an easy win for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in balloting expected to focus on his tough policies on Iran’s nuclear programme and economics.

Lawmakers approved the measure by a vote of 100 to nil after a more than eight-hour debate, dissolving parliament, or ending its term of office, effective immediately and months ahead of schedule

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections

1 posted on 10/16/2012 1:25:03 AM PDT by bruinbirdman
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To: bruinbirdman

Curious, the date. Coincidence?

2 posted on 10/16/2012 2:41:59 AM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: mazda77

2 days after Romney’s inaugaration. See voters, Bibi delivers. Good plan.

3 posted on 10/16/2012 8:23:57 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (.Are they stupid, malicious or evil?)
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