Middle East, The View from Washington

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Takeaway Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich, reports on how the White House is responding to events in Egypt. It's a tough place for the U.S. as Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak is a U.S. ally. This was clear when Robert Gibbs spoke to the press on Thursday, saying, "We have at every turn encouraged President Mubarak to find a way to engender that political discourse in a positive way."