Netanyahu's Party Wins, but It's Surprisingly Close

Exit polls say a more moderate rival gained ground

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Jan 22, 2013 2:41 PM CST

(Newser) – Exit polls show that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party and his hard-line allies have won a narrow majority in parliamentary elections. In an election far closer than polls forecast, Netanyahu's Likud Party captured just 31 seats, well below expectations. But with...   Read full story »

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