The Rude Pundit calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about Mitt Romney on Univision, and the Far Right going off the deep end

Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY) calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about the importance of keeping the Middle Class tax cuts

Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about the crazy things Paul Ryan has been saying on the campaign trail

Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (and daughter of Ann Richards), calls in from the Clinton Global Initiative with a big announcement

• In a speech today at the UN exactly six weeks before the U.S. election, President Obama will seek to reassure American voters as well as world leaders that they can count on him to handle the latest global challenges, even as Mitt Romney seizes the chance to pan his foreign policy.

• In one of his harshest indictments to date of President Obama’s handling of the economy, GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan told an audience on Monday that Americans “are beginning to give up hope” on the economic recovery.

Dems are seizing on Mitt Romney’s interview with “60 Minutes” in which he cites emergency rooms as a health care option for the uninsured — a statement that contrasts with his longstanding opposition to such an approach because it’s widely-known as the most expensive.