Former budget negotiators offer insights on final day Former DFL Speaker of the House Margaret Anderson Kelliher and Tom Hanson, former deputy chief of staff and finance commissioner for Gov. Tim Pawlenty, explain the budget negotiating process. They were both involved in the 2005 budget impasse and partial government shutdown. What needs to happen today?11:00 a.m.
Margaret Anderson Kelliher: Former Speaker of the Minnesota House. State Representative (1999-2011) (DFL-Minneapolis) Now president of the Minnesota High Tech Association.
Tom Hanson: Former Commissioner of Management and Budget and former Deputy Chief of Staff for Gov. Tim Pawlenty. Now associate at Winthrop & Weinstine.
Aspen Ideas: David Brooks shares his 'modesty manifesto' David Brooks speaks at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival about what he sees as a disturbing shift in our cultural values. He argues we have become a nation of over-confident individuals drowning in praise, and warns some of the larger problems of modern society are reflective of these attitudes.12:00 p.m.