- House Democrats inch closer to passing health care bill
With a congressional budget analysis in hand that points to cost savings in the coming years, House Democrats are pushing their colleagues to pass health care legislation on Sunday. House Republicans say they still believe they can block the bill.9:06 a.m.
Kathy Kiely: Political reporter for USA Today.
Larry Jacobs: Professor of political science and director of the Humphrey Institute's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance.
- Newsmaker: Immigration reform march in Washington
Advocates for immigration reform have been disappointed in the Obama administration's inaction on the issue. On Sunday they plan to gather on the National Mall in Washington to remind the president of his campaign promise to fix immigration.9:45 a.m.
Ali Noorani: Executive director of the National Immigration Forum and chairman of the Reform Immigration for America campaign.
- The finder's keepers argument for antiquities
Museums, dealers, and collectors are in a struggle with countries over ownership of cultural artifacts found on their land. By returning precious objects to their country of origin, what do they gain, and what does the public lose?10:06 a.m.
James Cuno: President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago. Author of "Who Owns Antiquity?: Museums and the Battle over Our Ancient Heritage" (2008)
Patty Gerstenblith: Director of the College of Law's Program in Cultural Heritage Law at DePaul University, and President of the Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation.
- Newsmaker: The Dead Sea Scrolls
Discovered in a cave in the Judean desert by a Bedouin shepherd more than 60 years ago, the Dead Sea Scrolls have been a source of mystery and fascination for biblical scholars, and are the subject of a new exhibition in St. Paul. A local scholar joins Midmorning to explain why the scrolls are so significant.10:45 a.m.
Alex Jassen: Dead Sea Scroll scholar and professor in the department of classical and near eastern studies at the University of Minnesota. He is an advisor to the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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