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Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma (Myanmar) elections

Burma will hold historic elections this weekend - the first open elections in 25 years. More than ninety political parties will participate. There is great speculation about who will win. The two parties favored to form the next government include the ruling military backed USDP and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National league for Democracy. We’ll look at the issues and what we can expect this weekend with journalist Delphine Schrank. She’s author of The Rebel of Rangoon; A Tale of Defiance and Deliverance in Burma. Previously she was Burma correspondent for The Washington Post and is currently in Burma covering the election. PHOTO: A young supporter of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party prepares for a party to celebrate the final day of campaigning in Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. On Sunday Myanmar will hold what is being viewed as the country's best chance for a free and credible election in a quarter of a century. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

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