Likud Leadership Race Begins
JPost – Likud’s central committee will convene at the Tel Aviv Fairgrounds Thursday night to approve Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s plan to advance its leadership primary from spring 2013 to January 31, 2012.
Netanyahu is not expected to face significant opposition to the proposal at the meeting. His rival, Vice Premier Silvan Shalom, is not expected to speak, and is not expected to run against Netanyahu, though he has made no official announcement.
Likud activist Moshe Feiglin, who is running, is expected to speak.