FrischBeardKarl Frisch of Bullfight Strategies calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to talk about the Far Right’s response to the Boston Bombings

The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings acknowledged to the FBI his role in the attacks but did so before he was advised of his constitutional right to keep quiet and seek a lawyer, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

• With deep federal spending cuts known as the sequester beginning to affect air travel and forcing some public-sector layoffs, the White House on Wednesday seemed to offer public support for Sen. Harry Reid’s proposal to temporarily pay down the sequester without generating new tax revenue.

• The number of U.S. states allowing gay marriage is set to enter double digits now that Rhode Island’s state Senate has taken a landmark vote. Legislation allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed passed Wednesday evening by a comfortable 26-12 margin. Gov. Lincoln Chafee said he will sign it into law.

• All the living American presidents past and present are gathering in Dallas, a rare reunion to salute one of their own at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center today.