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Abbas Victory Seems Assured as Palestinian Vote Nears

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Abbas Victory Seems Assured as Palestinian Vote Nears

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Abbas Victory Seems Assured as Palestinian Vote Nears

Abbas Victory Seems Assured as Palestinian Vote Nears

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As the campaign to replace Yasser Arafat as Palestinian president reaches the closing stages, it is all but certain that Mahmoud Abbas, designated head of the PLO, will emerge the victor in Sunday's vote. NPR's Julie McCarthy reports.

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