Cleanup begins in Missouri and Arkansas, as a strong storm system heads for eastern Ohio and the mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Wisconsin face ice and snow.
If successful, President Kirchner would most likely benefit.
With the sweep of the deficit committee's mandate potentially covering every dollar taxed or spent in the federal government, Washington’s lobby community is going on full alert.
Gov. Mark Dayton (D) is telling Republican leaders he will accept a Republican budget plan, but with conditions. The climate in Minnesota could hold lessons for the debt talks in Washington.