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Egyptians take quarrel over charter to the polls

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Posted: Saturday, December 15, 2012 7:19 pm | Updated: 7:31 pm, Sat Dec 15, 2012.

CAIRO — Egyptians took their quarrel over a draft constitution to polling stations Saturday after weeks of violent turmoil between the newly empowered Islamists and the mostly liberal opposition over the future identity of the nation.

Regardless of the outcome, the heated arguments among voters standing in line signaled that the referendum over the contentious charter is unlikely to end Egypt’s worst political crisis since the revolution that ousted Hosni Mubarak nearly two years ago.

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