Minnesotans Rally For Libyan Freedom

People from all over the Arab world and concerned Minnesotans rallied in solidarity with their Libyan friends at the Minnesota State Capitol today, as the cries for freedom rise in that long repressed North African country.

Snow Pyramid Honors Egypt Revolution

When a group of Egypt supporters arrived at the Minnesota State Capitol on Friday to celebrate the fall of Hosni Mubarak, they were greeted with a snow pyramid on the Capitol lawn.

Obama prepares to deliver his weekly address

Replay – Obama Speaks on Situation in Egypt

President Obama will address the situation unfolding in Egypt. Hosni Mubarak has said that he won’t seek another term in office, but hundreds of thousands of demonstrators continue to occupy the streets of Cairo and other Egyptian cities.

President Obama on the phone with President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt in the Oval Office, VP Biden listens

Gibbs Addresses Egypt Pandora’s Box

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs took reporters’ questions yesterday, mostly concerning Egypt, where democracy demonstrations have entered a second week and could over thrown the Mubarak government — a longtime ally of the United States.

Rally for Egyptian people at Minnesota State Capitol

Today’s UpTake: Battles in Egypt, Budgets in MN

Follow The UpTake today and this week as we broadcast news of budget battles here in Minnesota and the battle for democracy on the streets of Egypt. As we have all month, we’ll continue to provide livestreams of legislative turf wars between the Republican-controlled State House and Senate, and Governor Dayton’s office.

Rally for Egyptian people at Minnesota State Capitol

Remove Mubarek Now Say Minnesota Egyptians

Hardy Minnesotans of Egyptian descent joined their neighbors in a 200 plus person rally on the windy steps of the State Capitol in support of the people in Egypt calling for their leader of 30 years, Hosni Mubarek, to step down.