PM has no intention of giving Labor the Finance Ministry in exchange for Peretz supporting Barak.
If Barak makes it to the second round in Labor's primaries, he will likely face an Ayalon-Peretz alliance - with Ayalon bringing the spirit and security background, and Peretz bringing the masses and loyal party soldiers, who hate the former prime minister.
44 percent of Labor members believe party should stay in government at least until final war probe.
Every Labor Party leadership change this decade has caused a government to fall. Can Ehud Olmert expect this round to be any different?
PM associate warns Kadima will invite Likud into government if Labor quits; Likud says it will reject offer.