A new agreement between the Obama administration and auto manufacturers sets an average 54.5 miles per gallon as a fuel efficiency standard by the year 2025. Today’s Question: When you’re shopping for a car, what fuel efficiency standard do you look for?
We’re hearing from listeners that they’re worried about the effects on their own financial health of a failure to raise the federal debt limit. Today’s Question: Are you doing anything to protect yourself from the effects of a federal default?
President Obama seeks a tax hike to help cut the deficit, but 277 members of the U.S. House and Senate have pledged to oppose any tax increase. Today’s Question: Should public officials sign a pledge that limits their options in office?
President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner addressed the nation last night to give their different views of the debt-ceiling impasse. Today’s Question: Do you find Obama or Boehner more persuasive?
The University of Minnesota and the system of state colleges and universities are having to adapt as they absorb cuts to their state funding. Today’s Question: What change would you most like to see at Minnesota’s public colleges and universities?
This weekend marks the first big outdoor stadium concert the Twin Cities has seen in decades, when U2 plays TCF Stadium at the University of Minnesota. Today’s Question: What was the best rock concert you ever attended?
Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has acknowledged that she suffers from migraines, but insists they would have no effect on her performance in office. Today’s Question: What medical conditions would affect a candidate’s fitness for office?
The Minnesota Legislature worked through the night and into the morning to pass budget bills that would finally end the shutdown of state government. Today’s Question: What can Minnesota’s political leaders do to avoid another budget mess in the future?
The current heat wave has reportedly tied a dew point record, but official information is scarce because of the state government shutdown. Forecasters say they expect the heat to continue at least through Wednesday. Today’s Question: How is the heat affecting you?
The state government shutdown, now in its 18th day, may be nearing its end, but its consequences will linger for some time to come. Today’s Question: How will the shutdown and its aftermath affect your vote?