Pawlenty begins his second term Gov. Tim Pawlenty begins his second term in office Tuesday with an inauguration ceremony at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul. Minnesota Public Radio has live coverage of the event.11:06 a.m.
Swanson sworn in as attorney general Lori Swanson took her oath as Minnesota's attorney general along with the state's other constitutional officers at the Fitzgerald Theater Tuesday. But Swanson also spoke at a separate swearing-in a ceremony at the Capitol earlier in the day.12:06 p.m.
Gerald Ford tributes from Cheney, Hastert, Stevens and Brokaw Tributes to President Gerald Ford from two recent memorial services. Vice President Dick Cheney, House Speaker Dennis Hastert, Sen. Ted Stevens and former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw all offered eulogies for the late president.12:30 p.m.