Two days before election || Panel nixes PM's news conference, calling it 'election propaganda'
Netanyahu decides to appoint popular communications minister to key post, says move is meant to lower housing costs; election panel steps in to prevent broadcast of news conference, deeming it illegal in run-up to elections on Tuesday.
The chairman of Israel's Central Election Committee, Supreme Court Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, stepped in on Sunday to block the broadcast of a news conference held by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, calling it "election proganda."
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