Congressman Keith Ellison on challenges facing Democrats 5th District DFL Congressman Keith Ellison explains the financial reform bill and other key issues facing congress. He also discusses how the Congress functions, and the sagging popularity of congressional Democrats and President Obama.11:00 a.m.
Keith Ellison: 5th District US Representative (D-Minn). Member, House Financial Services Committee and House Foreign Affairs Committee. Elected 2006.
Baseball's midsummer classic The All-Star break marks the halfway point of the major league baseball season, and Star Tribune online sports coordinator Howard Sinker joins Midday to discuss how the Minnesota Twins are faring.12:00 p.m.
Howard Sinker: Sports Coordinator for Startribune.com. Sinker is a former editor of the Star Tribune's sports section and coverd the Minnesota Twins as a sports reporter.