Democrats and national security Charges of being soft on terrorism dog the Obama administration, even as the President expands the war in Afghanistan and the fight against the Taliban in Pakistan continues as well. Author and historian Julian Zelizer explains the charge against a Democratic president is not new in the annals of history.9:06 a.m.
Julian Zelizer: Professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. Author of "Arsenal of Democracy."
A preview of the governor's budget Gov. Pawlenty is expected to provide more details of the spending cuts he wants the Minnesota Legislature to make to try to balance the state's budget. A Republican analyst discusses the governor's strategy.9:45 a.m.
Sarah Janecek: Publisher of Politics in Minnesota and GOP strategist.
Sweet Honey to rock Midmorning The venerable acapella group Sweet Honey in the Rock draws on musical influences from folk to classical to gospel to fuse its smooth sound. The sweet melodies wrap around lyrics on the struggle for human rights.10:06 a.m.
Sweet Honey in the Rock: The group: Ysaye Maria Barnwell, Carol Maillard, Aisha Khalil, Nitanju Bolade Casel, and Louise Robinson.