- Political trends in 2010
2009 began with promises of bipartisanship and a new tone in Washington, and ended with Congress appearing more divided than ever. Current polls indicate voters are in a sour mood. With the 2010 elections on the horizon, are voters ready for big changes?9:06 a.m.
Celinda Lake: Democratic pollster and president of Lake Research Partners.
Charles Franklin: Professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's the co-founder of Pollster.com.
Ross Douthat: Op-Ed columnist for the New York Times.
- The year in science
Last year brought historical anniversaries for Darwin and Galileo and real-time discoveries from earth-like planets in our galaxy to controversy over global warming on earth. Midmorning talks about the scientific discoveries and science policy issues that came out of 2009.10:06 a.m.
Chris Mooney: blogs at Discover.com and is currently a Knight fellow in science journalism at MIT. He is co-author of "Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future."
Lawrence Krauss: Co-Director, Cosmology Initiative at Arizona State University.
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