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May 20, 2012 9:00 PM

Muslim Brotherhood’s grip on Egypt in doubt on eve of presidential vote

Conventional wisdom in Cairo says the Muslim Brotherhood and its Freedom and Justice Party won’t be able to overcome their candidate’s lack of charisma, and polls predict that he won’t get enough votes to make it into a June runoff. But analysts caution against writing off the Brotherhood’s powerful organization, born of decades of underground work when the group was outlawed under Hosni Mubarak.

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