Governor to propose 'difficult cuts' Gov. Tim Pawlenty is set to present his plan to the Legislature tomorrow, to fix the $4.8 billion projected state budget deficit. He's promised significant spending cuts and no new taxes. Pawlenty joins Midday today for a preview.11:00 a.m.
Advice on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict President Barack Obama inherits an Israeli-Palestinian confrontation in Gaza and a broader Arab-Israeli conflict that seem to defy resolution. Former U.S. negotiator Aaron David Miller reflects on what Obama needs to know as he treads into that troubled region.12:00 p.m.