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January 11, 2005
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President Bush invited Mahmoud Abbas to the White House. “I look forward to welcoming him here to Washington if he chooses to come here,” Bush said Monday, a day after Abbas won the Palestinian Authority presidential election. Bush shunned Abbas’ predecessor, Yasser Arafat, because of his ties to terrorism.

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