Posted at 5:18 AM on September 9, 2011
by Tom Scheck
Filed under: Daily Digest
Here's a look at what Obama is proposing.
The proposal got a mixed reaction from Minnesota's delegation.
A GOP lawmaker's sign broke decorum at the speech.
The special deficit committee held its first meeting.
Fannie and Freddie are near a settlement with regulators.
DFL Sen. Al Franken goes after a Voter ID supporter.
Under the Dome
The Star Tribune says questions hang over the new head of the St. Peter Security hospital.
MPR says the cuts to higher ed will mean bigger class sizes and fewer sections for college students.
Gov. Dayton is asking schools to pause ahead of 9/11. He also holds an economic summit today in Brainerd.
Senate Committees, including the Jobs Committee, will also hold meetings around Minnesota.
There is a significant, but unconfirmed, threat against NYC and Washington D.C.
Race for President
GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann says Obama is politically paralyzed.
CBS News asks whether Bachmann is finished.
The PoliGraph says Bachmann's numbers are wrong on her coal claim.
The next debate is Monday.
McClatchy Newspapers wonder whether Texas Gov. Rick Perry's stand on Social Security is principled or poison.