Senate takes an austere approach to education The DFL-controlled Minnesota Senate is scheduled to vote Monday on an education bill that is actually $390 million smaller than what Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty has proposed. Why is the Senate proposing to spend less on education than the governor?11:06 a.m.
Sandy Rummel: Vice chair of the Senate Education Committee, DFL-White Bear Lake.
Mindy Greiling: Chair of the the House K-12 Finance Committee, DFL-Roseville.
The dangers of mixing religion and politics Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, the former lieutenant governor of Maryland and eldest daughter of Robert Kennedy, is out with a new book -- "Failing America's Faithful: How Today's Churches are Mixing God with Politics and Losing Their Way." She participated in a forum on faith and politics March 18 at the Kennedy Library in Boston.12:06 p.m.