Medicare trustees: System headed for bankruptcy in 2019 Social Security is projected to stay solvent until 2041, but the government says Medicare will be bankrupt in 12 years. In a recent report, the program's trustees say urgent reform is necessary if the nation wants to save Medicare.11:00 a.m.
David Durenberger: Former U.S. senator, R-Minn. Durenberger, who earned the nickname "Senator Health" when he was in Congress, is chair of National Institute of Health Policy at the University of St. Thomas.
Susan Foote: Professor in the Division of Health Policy and Management at the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health.
E.J. Dionne pays tribute to E.J. McCarthy In a speech at St. John's University this month, Washington Post syndicated columnist E.J. Dionne paid tribute to a Minnesotan who changed history. Eugene McCarthy was the Minnesota Senator whose 1968 anti-Vietnam war presidential campaign forced the end of Lyndon Johnson's re-election bid and galvanized America's youth movement.12:00 p.m.