2012 presidential campaign moves east Political scientist Kathryn Pearson joins Midday to consider the political futures of the GOP candidates, leading to their matchup with President Barack Obama in November 2012.11:00 a.m.
Kathryn Pearson: Professor of political science, University of Minnesota. Legislative assistant in the 1990's for two members of Congress, a Democrat and a Republican.
Are grandma's benefits imperiling junior's future? A special rebroadcast from NPR's Intelligence Squared U.S. debate series. Two teams of debaters square off over the proposition that entitlement programs for seniors are saddling future generations with unmanageable debt.12:00 p.m.
Howard Dean: Former Democratic National Committee Chairman and Governor of Vermont.
Margaret Hoover: Fox News Commentator and Author of "American Individualism."
Jeff Madrick: Former economics columnist for The New York Times, and current editor of Challenge Magazine.
Mort Zuckerman: Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of U.S. News & World Report.