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

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Monday, February 2, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Banks and the bailout
    Despite an infusion of $700 billion, the nation's biggest banks are still not lending, and their losses are mounting. Yet they still found money for million dollar bonuses and corporate jets. Meantime, many smaller banks are frustrated by their inability to tap into TARP funds. Now President Obama and his advisors are weighing their next options to save the banks.9:06 a.m.
    David Cho: reporter for the Washington Post.
    Lakshman Achuthan: managing director of the Economic Cycle Research Institute.
  • Senate takes up the stimulus package
    The Senate begins debate on the financial stimulus bill. Will it garner more bipartisan support than it did in the House of Representatives?9:50 a.m.
    Jennifer Duffy: senior editor of the Cook Political Report.
  • Joan, Todd and Taj
    The 51st annual Grammy awards will be held in Los Angeles this Sunday February 8th. Midmorning spoke with three Grammy nominees in studio this year: folk icon Joan Baez, musician/producer Todd Rundgren, and blues legend Taj Mahal. We'll hear excerpts from those artists about the music that moves them.10:06 a.m.
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