Netanyahu clings to narrow election win

Jan 22, 2013, 11:41 PM EST
Supporters of the Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu celebrate in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.
(AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Despite his Likud party winning its expected majority, Bibi Netanyahu's hard-right allies did not fare as well as polls had projected, and centrist parties intent on negotiating with the Palestinians (as well as instituting progressive tax reforms) have unexpected leverage as the incumbent looks to form a new government.