Party chairs give precinct caucus primer The chairs of Minnesota's three major parties explain tonight's caucuses--the beginning of the nominating process for President, US Senate, Congress and the legislature. Which issues will frame each party's platform and how will the Republican nominee compare to President Obama in November?11:00 a.m.
Pat Shortridge: Chair, Republican Party of Minnesota
Ken Martin: Chair, Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
Mark Jenkins: Chair, Independence Party of Minnesota
FDA Chief on balance between innovation and protecting the public Food and Drug Commissioner Margaret Hamburg speaks at the Commonwealth Club of California about her agency's work in protecting public health and promoting innovation. She discusses how science-based regulation is the keystone to these two missions.12:00 p.m.