What did DFLers get out of the legislative session? Despite sizable majorities in the House and Senate, DFLers were unable to push through a gas tax increase to pay for transportation or an income tax increase on wealthy Minnesotans to pay for education spending or property tax relief. A veto threat also hangs over the tax bill passed in the final hours of the session.11:00 a.m.
Larry Pogemiller: Senate majority leader, DFL-Minneapolis.
Margaret Kelliher: Speaker of the House, DFL-Minneapolis.
America Abroad: After Castro Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who hasn't been seen in public since falling ill 10 months ago, published a defiant essay Tuesday saying that even after he dies, his ideas will live on. In "After Castro," America Abroad looks at the history of U.S.-Cuban relations and how they might change if the 80-year-old dictator does die.12:00 p.m.