Legislative leaders set 2012 session priorities The Republican leaders of the Minnesota Senate and House, and the minority Democratic leaders, join Gary Eichten to preview the most important issues facing the state this year.11:00 a.m.
Kurt Zellers: Speaker of the Minnesota House. (R-Maple Grove). Elected 2003.
David Senjem: Senate Majority Leader. (R-Rochester). Elected 2002.
Paul Thissen: House Minority Leader. (DFL-Minneapolis). Elected 2002.
Tom Bakk: Senate Minority Leader. (DFL-Cook). Elected to the House 1994, elected to the Senate 2002.
The wisdom of Gov. Elmer Andersen Gov. Elmer Andersen, known as "Minnesota's leading citizen," had an impressive list of accomplishments in and out of office. Midday presents excerpts from an interview in 2000 and his speech to the Minnesota Legislature in 2001, in which he shares some of the lessons he learned as a successful businessman, politician, and philanthropist.12:00 p.m.