Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by
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Health care reform inches forward Health care reform got a boost last week when the U.S. Senate Finance Committee passed its version of the bill, but much work remains. The big sticking points remain how to pay for the legislation, and whether it will include a public option. 9:06 a.m. Larry Jacobs: Professor of political science and director of the Humphrey Institute's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance. Kent Garber: Reporter for U.S. News and World Report.
What's a pundit good for? The Washington Post has launched a search for "America's Next Great Pundit" to grace its pages. Midmorning asks why we need pundits, and what makes a good one? 10:06 a.m. Fred Hiatt: Opinions page editor for the Washington Post. Philip Tetlock: Professor of organizational behavior at the University of California Haas School of Business.
New planets found outside the solar system A team of Swiss astronomers has announced the discovery of 32 previously unseen extrasolar planets, some of which may be earth-like. 10:45 a.m. Alan Boss: Planetary scientist in the department of terrestrial magnetism at the Carnegie
Institution of Washington. His newest book is "The Crowded Universe: The Search for Living Planets."
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