MPR political analysts weigh in on presidential and local politics Mitt Romney, Herman Cain and Rick Perry are now considered the frontrunners for the GOP presidential nomination, and Rep. Michele Bachmann trails in most state and national polls. How do they match up against President Obama? MPR political commentators discuss national and Minnesota politics on today's Midday.11:00 a.m.
Maureen Shaver: MPR's Republican political analyst
Todd Rapp: MPR's Democratic-Farmer-Labor political analyst
Herman Cain live at the National Press Club Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has been getting a lot of attention since rapidly moving to frontrunner status in recent weeks. The former Godfather's Pizza executive speaks at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. about why he believes his experience as a businessman appeals to voters.12:00 p.m.