A few hundred protesters gathered outside the Egyptian embassy over the weekend, echoing the chants from Egypt for Mubarak to leave his position. Meanwhile, the United States has not explicitly called for Mubarak to step down even while Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked to the press over the weekend, telling Fox News, "We want to see an orderlly transition to a democratic government." Takeaway Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich, has the latest from Washington.
Nancy Yousef, Egyptian-American, Professor of English Lit at CUNY Baruch in New York has been watching the events in her home country. She says, "the Obama administration has done a somewhat admirable job of responding judiciously" and that it's important that America is not perceived as intervening in the situation.