New MnDOT commissioner looks ahead The Minnesota Department of Transportation's new commissioner, Tom Sorel, talks about where he thinks the new gas tax revenue should be spent, and about the progress of replacing some critical bridges in Minneapolis and around the state.9:06 a.m.
Tom Sorel: Nominated by Gov. Pawlenty to be the new commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Transportation. He previously was administrator of the Minnesota Federal Highway Administration.
Steve Murphy (DFL-Red Wing): Chair of the transportation committee in the Minnesota Senate.
The Declaration of Independence's surprising history It's hard to imagine now, but at one time the Declaration of Independence was considered obsolete. Two scholars of the Declaration of Independence throughout history talk about how understanding of the document has evolved over time.10:06 a.m.
Douglas Wilson: Co-director of Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College.
Joseph Ellis: Professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. His most recent book is "American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies in the Founding of the Republic."