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Politics Breaking News: Egypt Factions Work on Compromise on Premier Post

by Wochit 0:52 mins

Egyptian officials say a liberal economist has emerged as a strong candidate for prime minister after hours of negotiations between secular and liberal factions and ultraconservative Islamist. Former President George W. Bush, who normally stays out of current political issues, urged Congress to pass legislation to overhaul the system. Republicans and Democrats will put good will to the test when Congress returns this week to potentially incendiary fights over nominations, unresolved disputes over student loans and the farm bill, and the uncertainty of whether lawmakers have the political will to rewrite the nation's immigration laws.

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