The budget battle begins in Washington Congress watchers are predicting a clash between President Bush and the Democrats over the federal budget. This despite a goal both sides share in reducing the federal deficit by 2012.9:06 a.m.
John Ellwood: Professor of public policy at the University of California at Berkeley.
Brian Riedl: Senior policy analyst in federal budgetary affairs at the Heritage Foundation.
Wrestling gators and running the DNC In only four years this former chairman of the Democratic National Committee made the party a brand name while bringing their finances out of the red and into the black. Midmorning talks with one of the most successful fund-raisers in political history.10:06 a.m.
Terry McAuliffe: Former chair of the Democratic National Committee. He's the author of the new book, "What a Party!"