• Birthday boy Karl Frisch of Bullfight Strategies calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to co-host Right Wing World

SchiffRep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT to talk to us about gun control, the sequester, and GOP obstructionism on Capitol Hill

Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak today at a gun violence conference a few miles from the scene of last year’s Newtown school shooting massacre. The conference, in Danbury, is to push President Barack Obama’s gun control proposals.

• Facing heightened expectations from gay rights supporters, the Obama administration is considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California’s ban on gay marriage — a move that could have a far-reaching impact on same-sex couples across the country.

The lead investigator in the murder case against Oscar Pistorius faces attempted murder charges himself over a 2011 shooting, police said Thursday. The prosecution said they were unaware of the charges against the detective when they put him on the stand in court to explain why Pistorius should not be given bail.

Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday morning to misusing more than $750,000 in campaign cash on private expenses — including a $43,000 Rolex, Blu-ray players, health clubs, lavish vacations, furs, and a slew of luxury goods.