David Brooks: New York Times columnist since 2003. Analyst for the PBS Newshour with Jim Lehrer. Former senior editor at The Weekly Standard and contributing editor at Newsweek and The Atlantic.
Tim Penny: Co-chair of the bipartisan Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform. Co-chair of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. Former 1st district Minnesota Congressman (D-Minn 1982-94. President of the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation.
Civil War Kids: Young Somalis in Minnesota Tens of thousands of Somali-Americans have escaped a brutal civil war in their homeland and now call Minnesota home. But their journey in the United States has been fraught with new dangers. In a three-part series, reporter Laura Yuen explores the challenges facing young Somalis in Minnesota.12:00 p.m.
Zuhur Ahmed: Community activist, University of Minnesota graduate, and host of "Somali Community Link," which airs every Monday night on the radio station KFAI.