• Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang joins us from the Minneapolis Bureau in hours 1 and 3 for two hours of Fridays With Fugelsang

Mayor Ralph Becker (D-Salt Lake City) calls in at 11am ET / 8am PT from the US Conference of Mayors to talk about the need for bipartisanship in job creation legislation

• Country music superstar Chely Wright calls in at 11:30am ET / 8:30am PT to talk about the Los Angeles showing of her documentary, “Wish Me Away”

• In the key battleground state of Ohio, President Obama and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney made competing remarks just minutes apart on the number issue of the campaign: The economy.

The president and first lady Michelle Obama made a rare joint fundraising appearance when they visited the home of actors Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick last night. The intimate dinner banked about $2 million, with 50 people paying $40,000 each.

• More than three years after Mr. Obama took office, 68 percent of Americans still say former President Bush deserves a great deal or a moderate amount of blame for the struggling economy, according to Gallup. Just 52 percent say the same about Mr. Obama.

• Egypt’s highest court ruled yesterday that the country’s entire parliament was illegally elected and ordered the body to dissolve after an “unconstitutional” vote.