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Obama To Hold News Conference This Morning

The White House just announced that President Obama will hold a news conference this morning at 11 a.m. ET.

The president wants to talk about the federal budget in his opening remarks. Among the other topics sure to come up are the revolution in Egypt and the ongoing protests in other nations in the Middle East and nearby.

We'll live-blog as it happens and NPR will be covering the news conference on the air. Click here to find an NPR station near you. Among the ways to watch will be the webcasts at WhiteHouse.gov and C-SPAN.org, and broadcasts on the cable news networks.

Update at 10:50 a.m. ET: We'll "live-blog" the news conference here.

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