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New Israeli party may become kingmaker

Election sees Yesh Atid, a party barely a year old, become the second-largest in the country's parliament.
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2013 09:26

The right-wing bloc in Israel has a one-seat advantage in parliament following Tuesday's election.

But in a surprise outcome, the leader of a party barely a year old has emerged as a possible kingmaker.

Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Tel Aviv to find out how Yesh Atid has become the second-largest party in the Knesset.

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