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Hamas Has Strong Showing 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.