President Obama's news conference on economy The president answers questions about the federal budget debate. At the conclusion of the news conference, Midday discusses Minnesota's budget debate and the possible government shutdown on Friday.11:00 a.m.
Barack Obama: President of the United States
David Jennings: Former GOP Speaker of the Minnesota House. Former State Representative from Truman (1979-1987). Former Chaska and Minneapolis schools superintendent. Former Commerce Commissioner. Former Minneapolis Chamber executive. Former Schwan's executive. Former deputy director of the Minnesota Historical Society.
What today's court ruling on the shutdown means Midday hosts a discussion with MPR's political reporting team and answers questions about the court ruling on the core services that will remain open if there is a state government shutdown.12:00 p.m.