Even though Election Day was more than a month ago, today is the day the president is officially elected. Members of the electoral college met in each state to cast their votes for president.
Minnesota's wind power industry could see major gains if President-elect Barack Obama's energy program becomes law. Obama wants to dramatically increase the amount of electricity generated in the U.S. from renewable sources like wind, solar and geothermal.
A new report from a media watchdog group suggests coverage of John McCain was substantially more negative than coverage of Barack Obama, a charge often made by conservative critics. Midmorning looks at the debate over favoritism in campaign coverage, and how coverage of the president-elect will change.
The election of Barack Obama is likely to have broad effects on Minnesota businesses. But three major Minnesota employers appear likely to be particularly affected, specifically Target, Best Buy and UnitedHealth Group.