Why so Blue?

The solid mass of "blue states" in the northeast spells concern for Republicans and we examine what can be learned from these trends. Also, issues of social class are explored through a theater performance, and artists transform old books into sculptural pieces in a provocative exhibit.

Midday Newscast: August 31, 2007

Law enforcement authorities in the United States and Canada are searching for a car that tried to run down a U.S. Border Patrol agent yesterday in Alburg; Senator Bernie Sanders says he’s using Labor Day to focus on ways to boost the struggling middle class; Former Iowa Congressman Jim Nussle has been nominated by President Bush to be director of the Office of Management and Budget; State officials are promoting a program designed to encourage saving money for college; Vermont State Police say they’ll be working with their counterparts in neighboring New York and New Hampshire over this long holiday weekend.