Lawmakers and the President have seven weeks to find a compromise to avert massive spending cuts and tax increases scheduled to take effect on the last day of the year. Today’s Question: What’s your confidence level in the ability of the government to avoid the fiscal cliff?
Citing an extramarital affair, CIA Director David Petraeus resigned his post. Today’s Question: Did CIA Director David Petraeus do the right thing when he resigned?
Minnesota voters rejected the voter ID and marriage amendments, returned control of the Legislature to the DFL, and handed 10 electoral votes to President Obama. Today’s Question: What does it all mean?
MPR News is sponsoring a series of debates in St. Paul’s Fitzgerald Theater this week. Tonight, it’s voter ID. Today’s Question: Which way will you vote on the constitutional amendment that would require voters to present photo identification at polling places, and why?
Newspapers in Milwaukee and St. Paul have decided to withhold some endorsements this political season. Today’s Question: Do newspaper endorsements play a role in your vote?
Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan met in their only head-to-head debate before the election. Today’s Question: What did you think of the Biden-Ryan debate?
McDonald’s says it will begin posting calorie counts on all its menus starting next week, and will offer new foods like egg white McMuffins and more seasonal fruits and vegetables. Today’s Question: Do you take calories into account when eating at restaurants?
A media campaign by a group of former U.S. intelligence and Special Forces operatives admonishes President Obama for taking credit for the killing of Osama bin Laden. A video released by the group tells the president to “shut up” because high-level leaks are putting U.S. forces at risk. Today’s Question: Is it fair game in Read more →
A new study in the journal Pediatrics finds that adolescents in states that sharply restrict access to food vending machines, snack bars and sugar-based drinks in public schools gain less weight than those in states without such restrictions. Today’s Question: Should public schools further restrict the sale of unhealthy food and beverages?
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his choice for vice president, bypassing former governor Tim Pawlenty and others. Today’s Question: What do you think of Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan as a running mate?