- Identity thievery
A reporter on consumer issues found himself at the receiving end of an identity heist. His pursuit of the thief has lessons for us all. Also, what credit card companies can do to help solve the problem of identity theft.9:06 a.m.
David Lazarus: business columnist with the Los Angeles Times. He wrote a column recently on his experience with identity theft.
Chris Hoofnagle: director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology's information privacy programs and senior fellow to the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic.
- Pushing through bipartisanship
The Republican party's new leader, former Maryland lieutenant governor Michael Steele, says the GOP needs to stop the Democrats from enacting a stimulus package and be more critical of President Obama's cabinet choices. The current session of Congress began with a whiff of bipartisanship, but so far politics appear polarized.10:06 a.m.
Vin Weber: former Republican congressman from Minnesota. He's now CEO and managing partner of Clark & Weinstock, a lobbying and consulting firm in Washington, DC.
Ross Douthat: senior editor at Atlantic Monthly. He blogs at the Atlantic.com.
- Franken v. Coleman
The trial over the Senate recount continues with more witnesses.10:50 a.m.
Elizabeth Stawicki: covers the courts for Minnesota Public Radio News.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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