- Who is Nancy Pelosi?
Nancy Pelosi takes her inaugural oath today, making history as she tries to shape her image. Republicans ran against her saying she was a San Francisco liberal. She has that and many other challenges facing her in the opening days of the new Democrat-controlled Congress.9:06 a.m.
Susan Rasky: Senior lecturer at the University of California-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
Michele Swers: Assistant professor of government at Georgetown University. She's the co-author of "Women in Politics: Paths to Power." (2006)
Vin Weber: CEO at consulting firm Clark and Weinstock and former congressman representing Minnesota's Second District from 1980 to 1992.
- The year in medicine
Midmorning looks at some of the big medical issues of 2006, from a new vaccine for cervical cancer to the ban on trans fats and the continuing search for affordable health care.10:06 a.m.
Jonathan Ravdin, MD: Nesbitt Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Minnesota.
Susan Wolf: McKnight Presidential Professor of Law, Medicine and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota and chair of the University's Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment and the Life Sciences.
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