Stadium backers try to decipher Dayton's objections to seat licenses Lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle say the prospect of selling personal seat licenses to Vikings fans should be no surprise, despite Gov. Mark Dayton's concerns. Officials say the controversial financing plan was discussed repeatedly during the stadium debate. stadium backers say the seat licenses may be better deal.5:20 p.m.
Obama Defends U.N. Envoy Amid Republican Attack
Leading Republican senators are vowing to block U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice from becoming secretary of state if President Obama nominates her. They are hammering her for the way she characterized the attack on the U.N. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Obama says the criticisms are "outrageous."
Rep. McMorris Rodgers Gets 4th-Ranked GOP Post
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington beat out Rep. Tom Price of Georgia for a top leadership post in the House Republican Conference. The race took on broader significance about the direction of the Republican Party going forward. Audie Cornish talks to Martin Kady, congressional editor for Politico.
Despite Her Lavish Life, Jill Kelley Has Mounting Debt
Melissa Block talks with Carol Leonig of the Washington Post about Jill Kelley, the Tampa Bay socialite whose report of threatening emails to the FBI led to the resignation of CIA director David Petraeus. Since the scandal broke, much has been made of Kelley's background: how she came to be close personal friends with Petraeus, Gen. John Allen and other top military officials, the lavish parties she and her husband hosted, and their mounting debt and pending foreclosures on properties they own.
Sandy's Shadow, In Three Small Businesses
Retail sales fell in October, largely because of the storm. To get a sense of the small picture — messier, more ambiguous — I visited three small businesses on one hard-hit street.
For Some Sandy Survivors, Medicine's The Big Worry
More than two weeks after Hurricane Sandy, many people in New York and New Jersey are still focused on restoring the basics: food, electricity, water. Most vulnerable are the elderly and sick — many of whom can't get to their doctors or refill prescriptions.
Foreclosed Homeowners Getting Back In The Market
Most lenders require borrowers to wait seven years before securing a new mortgage after losing a home to foreclosure. But in the wake of the housing crisis, millions of families have a recent foreclosure on their record — and some are finding ways to buy a new home in as few as three years.