- VP speculation heats up
Political pundits seized on John McCain's hints that he will soon announce his pick for vice president, but who will it be? Midmorning assesses the candidates, looks at Barack Obama's recent overseas trip, and debates whether the media is favoring the Illinois senator.9:06 a.m.
Ross Douthat: Senior editor at Atlantic Monthly and blogger on Atlantic online. He is co-author of the new book "Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream."
Seth Gitell: Columnist for the New York Sun, also writes about politics on his blog "Dispatches from Seth Gitell"
- Hurricanes and summer weather closer to home
Dolly may be on the way out of Texas, but it's just the beginning of hurricane season. Some experts are saying this season could be well above average. MPR's meteorologists will also answer local weather questions.10:06 a.m.
Dennis Feltgen: Public information officer with the National Hurricane Center.
Paul Huttner: MPR meteorologist.
Craig Edwards: MPR meteorologist.
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