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Israeli-Arab Lawmaker Barred from Re-Election

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Israeli-Arab Lawmaker Barred from Re-Election

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Israeli-Arab Lawmaker Barred from Re-Election

Israeli-Arab Lawmaker Barred from Re-Election

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Israeli election officials disqualify an Israeli-Arab member of Parliament from next month's elections. The election commission says Ahmed Tibi supported Palestinian attacks against Israelis. Tibi vehemently denies the charge. NPR's Linda Gradstein reports.