Does "divided government" work? The political landscape in Minnesota bears a striking resemblance to the one in Washington lately. Democrats control the legislative branch and a Republican wields the veto pen. Are the "divided governments" at the state and national levels yielding compromise and balance or partisanship and gridlock?11:00 a.m.
Tim Penny: Former Minnesota congressman. Penny is a former DFLer who also served in the state Senate. He ran unsuccessfully for governor in 2002 under the Independence Party banner.
Condoleezza Rice: From the segregated South to secretary of state Marcus Mabry says while Condoleezza Rice is ambitious, she is not one to set lofty long-term goals for herself. In his new biography, "Twice as Good: Condoleezza Rice and Her Path to Power," Mabry argues that the secretary of state's success stems from her ability to focus on the task at hand. He was interviewed by the CEO of the Commonwealth Club, Gloria Duffy, who served as deputy assistant secretary of defense in the Clinton administration, and, who is an old friend of Condoleezza Rice.12:00 p.m.