- Obama under fire over the economy
President Obama answers questions about his plan to deal with toxic assets in a prime time news conference tonight. He's dealing with a number of fronts on this story: the anger over bonuses and the Wall Street's general desire to be free from too many restrictions.9:06 a.m.
Jodi Schneider: Senior editor, CQ Politics.com
Marc Hetherington: He's the author of the forthcoming book, "Divided We Stand: Polarization, Authoritarianism, and the Contemporary Political Divide." He's also the author of "Why Trust Matters: Declining Political Trust and the Demise of American Liberalism."
Ryan Lizza: Washington correspondent for the New Yorker magazine.
- Red River update
Communities along the Red River in northwest Minnesota are anticipating a flood that may well exceed the levels in 1997. Midmorning gets the latest on flood preparations.9:50 a.m.
Craig Edwards: MPR meteorologist.
- Is there an upside to stress?
Most researchers are focused on the negative impact of stress on the body and how to cope with its effects. But could there be any benefit to this pervasive part of the everyday American experience?10:06 a.m.
Bruce Rabin: Neuroimmunologist, pathologist, and psychiatrist at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Dean Ornish: Founder and president of the nonprofit Preventive Medicine Research Institute. He is clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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