NEH Chairman coming to Minnesota on civility tour The Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, former Congressman Jim Leach, is on a 50-state tour to talk about the value of humanities and civility, and the future of our democracy. He speaks at a Minnesota Humanities Center public event Friday in St. Paul.11:00 a.m.
Jim Leach: Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities. Nominated by President Barack Obama in 2009. GOP Congressman from Iowa for 30 years. BA Princeton, MA in Soviet Politics, Johns Hopkins.
Major party candidates for governor square off on health care The three major party candidates for governor in Minnesota --Republican Tom Emmer, Democrat Mark Dayton, and Independence Party candidate Tom Horner-- focused on health care issues at a debate sponsored by the Minnesota Hospital Association and Aging Services of Minnesota.12:00 p.m.