GOP presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich have been asserting on the campaign trail that President Obama is turning America into a "European-style welfare culture." But is it true?Read more ›
After the deadly riots following last month's Koran burnings in Afghanistan, President Obama has made it clear that he has no plans to keep U.S. troops in the country longer than necessary. How would Afghanistan fare under UN control?Read more ›
Political slogans can be the difference between a campaign that sounds tight, focused, and smart, and a campaign that's in search of itself. What makes a campaign slogan work?Read more ›
Author interviews, book picks, and lists
Kerri Miller joined MPR News in June 2004 as host of MPR's News' Midmorning and Talking Volumes. Before that she was an award-winning television reporter for KARE 11. She has been a radio and television news reporter since 1981.
Tom Weber has reported on K12 education and served as a general assignment reporter since joining MPR News in 2008. He was a news anchor and reporter for KWMU in St. Louis for more than five years. His reporting has aired on national radio programs, including "Morning Edition" and "Marketplace."
Stephanie Curtis has produced events, daily news shows, documentaries, conferences and call-ins for MPR News. She also was among the pioneering producers who launched The Current. You can hear her discuss movies every Thursday on The Cube Critics.