Centrist Kadima Party to Lead Israeli Government

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Ehud Olmert and Shimon Peres. Credit: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images. i

Acting Prime Minister and Kadima leader Ehud Olmert (L) celebrates the election results with former Prime Minister Shimon Peres early on Wednesday. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ehud Olmert and Shimon Peres. Credit: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images.

Acting Prime Minister and Kadima leader Ehud Olmert (L) celebrates the election results with former Prime Minister Shimon Peres early on Wednesday.

Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images

Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert declares victory for his centrist Kadima party in Israel's parliamentary elections. Kadima won 28 seats in the 120-member parliament. Olmert says he'd prefer a peace deal with Palestinians, but is ready to act unilaterally to define Israel's final borders.

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