Senators respond to Pawlenty's new budget proposal Using federal stimulus funds, Gov. Tim Pawlenty proposes a further increase for K-12 schools and restores cuts made to colleges and universities -- but also cuts spending on health care. Two state senators react the the proposal.11:00 a.m.
Richard Cohen: State senator, DFL-St. Paul, chair of the Senate Finance Committee.
Geoff Michel: State senator, R-Edina, Assistant Minority Leader and member of the Senate Capital Investment Committee and the Education Committees.
Political strategist discusses inside world of polling Stan Greenberg, who has conducted polls for some of the world's most prominent leaders, discusses the world of polling and his latest book, "Dispatches From the War Room: In the Trenches With Five Extraordinary Leaders."12:00 p.m.
'Mama D' dies at 94 Giovanna D'Agostino, better known as Mama D, gained fame for her Italian restaurant in the Dinkytown area of Minneapolis. Every year on St. Joseph's Day, she would throw open the doors of her restaurant and give thousands of needy people a free meal.12:50 p.m.