Midmorning
Midmorning

Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.


Subscribe to Podcast
Monday, December 5, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Redistricting panelMaking sense of congressional redistricting
    Sixteen-term U.S. Congressman Barney Frank just announced he is not running for reelection in Massachusetts. He says the new lines of his district played a big role in his decision not to run. His statement got us wondering how new maps across the country are affecting the 2012 election.9:06 a.m.
    Guests
    Tom Scheck: Political Reporter for Minnesota Public Radio
    David Wasserman: House Editor of The Cook Political Report
    Resources
  • Fact-checking the candidates
    Media coverage of the GOP primaries is being criticized as too much about campaign strategy and not enough about the vetting candidates' policy ideas. Shouldn't the press be asking the hard questions and fact checking instead of documenting the elbow jabs between candidates?9:45 a.m.
    Guests
    Brendan Nyhan: Assistant Professor of Political Science at Dartmouth College.
    Resources
  • Extending the payroll tax cut
    The question of whether to extend the payroll tax cut has prompted a major debate in Congress. Naftali Bendavid, Wall Street Journal Congressional reporter, joins us to discuss the debate.10:06 a.m.
    Guests
    Naftali Bendavid: Congressional reporter for The Wall Street Journal. He was previously the deputy Washington bureau chief, White House correspondent and Justice Department correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, as well as a reporter for the Miami Herald and Legal Times.
    Resources
  • Holiday travelFlying with Children
    Being on a flight with young children can be tough -- on parents and on childless passengers. Airlines experimenting with some new tactics for handling the situation are getting very mixed reviews. What are the best ways to ensure a peaceful flight for all on increasingly cramped airplanes?10:15 a.m.
    Guests
    Michele Higgins: Travel Reporter for the New York Times.

Program Archive
  

Twitter

You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR

Midmorning Podcast

Download each day's Midmorning to your computer or portable MP3 player. Each hour addresses a different topic. To receive both hours every day, you need to subscribe to both hour one and hour two.

Subscribe directly with iTunes:

Hour 1: Itunes link to podcast

Hour 2: Itunes link to podcast

You can also copy and paste these URLs into your podcast software:

Hour 1:

Hour 2:

December 2011
S M T W T F S
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
  

MPR News
Radio

Listen Now

On Air

Radiolab®

Other Radio Streams from MPR

Classical MPR
Radio Heartland

Suggestion Box

Your ideas can help shape Midmorning.

Of Note

  • What Kerri's Reading
    Check out what Kerri's reading, see her upcoming conversations or listen to past episodes.
  • Midmorning Recommends
    Looking for a good book? See the books in Midmorning's Recommended Reading list.

Resources

Services