Environmental issues on the front burner for Obama, Congress Midmorning looks at the Obama administration's new requirements on gas mileage and auto emissions, and at the debate over the cap-and-trade legislation that's beginning to work it's way through Congress. The success of the legislation could hinge on Democrats in Midwestern industrial states.9:06 a.m.
John O'Dell: Senior editor for Edmunds.com's Green Car Advisor.
Darren Samuelsohn: Senior reporter for Greenwire Environment and Energy Daily.
Manik Roy: Vice president of federal government outreach for the Pew Center on Global Climate Change.
Tony Kushner, playwright and provocateur Acclaimed playwright Tony Kushner talks about his latest work, a new play soon to premiere at the Guthrie Theater. Kushner is the author of the groundbreaking "Angels in America."10:06 a.m.
Tony Kushner: Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright. His plays, including the musical, "Caroline, or Change," are being performed at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis as part of multi-week festival dedicated to his work.