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On the eve of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's hospitalization to undergo a cardiac catheterization,
his Kadima party has recorded another rise in the polls to 42 Knesset seats, compared with 39 seats two weeks ago.
Poll: PM's Kadima picks up three more seats, Labor drops two
Originally posted by Djarums
I had read that he's been taking coumadin for that very purpose since December, so perhaps it wasn't working so well.
Originally posted by Nerdling
I'm unsure but I dont think he'll stay in power much longer.
Originally posted by infinite
will an early election be called?
Originally posted by Riwka
Election will be on March 28.
23:56 Sharon`s surgery time will depend on location of hemorrhage (Channel 10)
23:49 Doctors: Sharon suffered cerebral hemorrhage, is receiving breathing assistance (AP)
23:45 Sharon in very serious condition, has been taken into surgery (Channel 10)
23:44 TV reports: Sharon`s life may be in danger (AP)
23:43 Sharon suffering from paralysis in his lower body (Channel 2)
23:41 Report: Sharon`s stroke is very serious (Channel 10)
23:40 Lapid: all of Israel opponents and friends, wish Sharon quick recovery (Channel 10)
23:39 Ehud Olmert is acting prime minister for the next 100 days (Channel 10)
23:33 Hadassah general manager: Sharon has suffered `significant stroke` (Channel 10)
23:32 Olmert taking over prime minister powers (Channel 10)
23:31 Sharon anesthetized for treatment (Channel 2)
23:24 Palestinian election committee sends letter to Abbas tendering their resignation (AP)