Franken on the recount Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Al Franken says it is clear that the votes in Minnesota's Senate race need to be recounted, given how close the results are. He rejected calls by Republican incument Norm Coleman for him to concede the race.
Franken spoke to MPR's Gary Eichten on Midday today.11:00 a.m.
Sorting through election results As an Obama administration begins to take shape, Minnesota's U.S. Senate candidates are gearing up for a statewide recount. Midday examines the election results and the still unsettled questions.11:15 a.m.
Chris Gilbert: Political science professor of Gustavus Adolphus College.
Obama breaks barrier, makes history National public Radio's Juan Williams, Emmy Award-winner and best-selling author of "Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years," joins Midday to discuss the history of the civil rights movement leading to the election of the country's first black president.12:00 p.m.
Juan Williams: National Public Radio news analyst, Emmy Award-winner and best-selling author of "Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years" and "Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary."