Gas prices keep going up With gasoline prices hovering around $3 per gallon, President Bush and other politicians are talking about how to bring some relief to consumers. High energy prices could also wreak havoc on the nation's economy.11:06 a.m.
Chris Farrell: MPR's chief economics correspondent.
Louis Johnston: Economics professor at St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota.
Balancing faith and politics Faith and religion are more entwined than ever in politics, mostly by conservative Christians and Republicans. Democrats have been trying to show how their political views are shaped by faith as well. Former Vice President Walter Mondale spoke on the subject Thursday at a conference at the United Theological Seminary in New Brighton.12:06 p.m.
Walter Mondale: Former vice president. The title of his speech is, "Red State, Blue State, God's State: How Do Progressive Christians Talk about Faith and Politics?"