Legislative session ends without budget deal The Minnesota Legislature's 2009 session ended at three minutes after midnight early Tuesday without a budget deal. Lawmakers spent the final half hour passing a tax bill that Gov. Tim Pawlenty is expected to veto. MPR's partisan political analysts Todd Rapp and Tom Horner look back at the five-month session.11:00 a.m.
Tom Horner: MPR's Republican political analyst.
Todd Rapp: MPR's Democratic-Farmer-Labor political analyst.
Pawlenty, legislative leaders look back at session DFL legislative leaders join Midday while travelling around the state to give their take on the session that ended at midnight. Then, Gov. Tim Pawlenty speaks with reporters after meeting with his advisers to plan cuts he will enact to balance the budget on his own.12:00 p.m.