Eric Boehlert, Senior Fellow at Media Matters for America, calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to co-host Right Wing World

• Investigative journalist Greg Palast calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about his new book, “Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How To Steal An Election in 9 Easy Steps”

Mitt Romney paid an effective tax rate of about 14 percent last year, his campaign said Friday while also announcing that the Republican presidential nominee had paid an average annual effective tax rate of about 20.2 percent between 1990 and 2009.

A defiant Mitt Romney is refusing to concede he is running as an underdog in the crucial battleground states that define the presidential contest, and accused President Obama of distorting his positions and trying to “fool” the American people.

• With the conventions fading into the rearview mirror and the first presidential debate fast approaching, new polls in crucial swing states suggest that GOP nominee Mitt Romney’s road to the White House is becoming a more challenging ride.

“Homeland” earned Showtime its first Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series on Sunday night, breaking “Mad Men’s” four-year winning streak. In the Outstanding Comedy Series category, “Modern Family” took home the win for the third year in a row.