Who is McFadden? Partisans rush to define GOP Senate hopeful Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden often talks up the fact that he's spent his career in business, not politics, and that his management work will benefit Minnesota in Congress. Democrats want to talk about that work, too, but for very different reasons.7:20 a.m.
Farmers facing tough decisions in rain's wake Heavy rain this spring has flooded farms across Minnesota, particularly in the southwest region of the state.
Crops like corn and soybeans are likely to fail if under water for several days in a row. That leaves farmers questioning whether to replant and try again.8:25 a.m.
Prince's 'Purple Rain' a classic at 30 years old Thirty years ago today, Prince and the Revolution released the album "Purple Rain." The music launched Prince from his roots in Minneapolis to worldwide fame. Morning Edition is marking the 30th anniversary over the next couple of days by playing a song from the album at about this time. We're starting with "When Doves Cry" because it was the first single released from the album.8:49 a.m.
Obama Lookalike Gets Around Town
Professional look alike Louis Ortiz is in Washington, D.C. for a documentary festival. According to The Washington Post, he was even able to poke his head into some White House meetings.