Veterans in politics Nearly 100 veterans are running for congressional seats in the 2006 election. Midmorning looks at why these soldier-candidates have hit the campaign trail in numbers not seen in more than 50 years.9:06 a.m.
Burdett Loomis: Professor of political science at the University of Kansas
Van Taylor: Republican running for Congress in the 17th District in Texas
Jon Soltz: Executive director of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Political Action Committee
The pros and cons of caffeine New research suggests caffeine can lead to heart disease due to a genetic mutation. Program first aired February 9, 2005.10:06 a.m.
Roland Griffiths: Professor in the departments of psychiatry and neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Over the past two decades, he has published nearly 45 scientific papers on caffeine.
Bennett Alan Weinberg: Coauthor with Bonnie Bealer of the book The World of Caffeine