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Hamas Has Strong Showing in Local Elections

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Hamas Has Strong Showing in Local Elections

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Hamas Has Strong Showing in Local Elections

Hamas Has Strong Showing in Local Elections

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Palestinians held local elections Saturday for the first time in many years. Hamas, the militant group that is against rapprochement with Israel, scored well in the polls, defeating the Fatah party in many areas. NPR's Sheilah Kast speaks with NPR's Linda Gradstein.

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