Former legislative leaders discuss state budget stalemate Longtime Senate DFL Majority Leader Roger Moe and former Republican Senate Minority Leader Duane Benson weigh in on Minnesota's budget stalemate and ways to possibly break the deadlock between Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders.11:00 a.m.
Roger Moe: Former DFL State Senator (1971-2002). Majority Leader for 22 years. Unsuccessful candidate for Governor 2002. Now president of National Strategies, Inc.
Duane Benson: Executive Director, Minnesota Early Learning Foundation. Former executive director of the Minnesota Business Partnership. Former Republican State Senator (1980-1994) and Senate Minority Leader. Played pro football for the Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers and Atlanta Falcons.
David Gergen on our toxic political culture Political analyst David Gergen speaks at the Chautauqua Institution in New York about the need to restore a healthy political culture back in Washington to address the many challenges the country faces. He was an adviser to four U.S. presidents. Currently he's a political analyst for CNN and the director of Center for Public Leadership at Harvard's Kennedy School of government.12:00 p.m.