Is American politics widening the gap between rich and poor? Influential political scientist and author Jacob Hacker speaks at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute about his new book, co-written with Paul Pierson, "Winner Takes All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer--and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class." His book looks at how government policies have helped promote income inequality over the past four decades.11:00 a.m.
Highlights of Governor Dayton's budget proposal MPR political editor Mike Mulcahy and state capitol reporter Tom Scheck outline the major elements of the Governor's budget proposal and answer questions from listeners. Reporter Tim Pugmire has the details from the GOP budget news conference.12:00 p.m.