President, Congress at odds over farm bill President Bush is threatening to veto the $286 billion farm bill passed by the House and the Senate because it would raise taxes, and doesn't contain enough reform on subsidy payments to wealthy farmers. Midmorning looks at the issue of who's getting those subsidies, and why the current bill has become so controversial.9:06 a.m.
Ken Cook: President and co-founder of the Environmental Working Group.
Doug Peterson: President of the Minnesota Farmer's Union.
The many sides of hip hop Hip hop music appeals to a wider audience than ever. Poet and dancer Marc Bamuthi Joseph says he hopes to teach people of all ages and races that hip hop is not monolithic, and not all negative.10:06 a.m.
Marc Bamuthi Joseph: Arts activist, dancer, hip hop and spoken word artist. The Walker Art Center recently was awarded a Joyce Foundation grant to support the world premiere of "the break/s" as well as Joseph's artist-in-residency. Joseph will perform the work April 10 - 12 at the Walker in Minneapolis.