BoehlertEric Boehlert of Media Matters for America, calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about why some commentators are complaining there was TOO MUCH coverage of Newtown

• With the Senate set to begin debate on gun control legislation this week, a proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers picked up some key Republican support over the weekend. But it may not be enough to ensure the measure is adopted.

A bipartisan group of senators is almost ready to share an immigration overhaul crafted over several months. The Gang of Eight is finishing up the final details and is planning to unveil the proposed legislation tomorrow.

The United States and Japan opened the door Sunday to new nuclear talks with North Korea if the saber-rattling country lowered tensions and honored past agreements, even as it rejected South Korea’s latest offer of dialogue as a “crafty trick.”

Two more people have died in China from a new strain of bird flu, raising the death toll from the virus to 13, state media reported Sunday. In all, 60 cases of the virus, known as H7N9, have been reported in China.

Adam Scott of Australia produced the performance of his life to win the Masters Sunday and finally exorcise the demons of last year’s British Open.