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Egyptians Push for Multi-Party Elections

In Egypt, public debate has begun on changes to election law that would allow President Hosni Mubarak to face competition for the first time in 24 years. Mubarak pledged in February to change the constitution; Egypt's parliament votes on the idea in May.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.