Pierce2Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about responsible gun ownership, and the state of the GOP today

Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) calls in at 11:30am ET / 8:30am PT to talk about comprehensive immigration reform

President Obama will wade cautiously into the debate over U.S. immigration reform on Tuesday, seeking to build momentum for a new bipartisan plan to offer a pathway to citizenship for the country’s 11 million illegal immigrants.

A slim majority of Americans – 51% – thinks illegal immigrants working in the U.S. should be able to stay and apply for citizenship; another 20% say they should stay but only as guest workers. A 25% think illegal immigrants now working here should be required to leave the country.

• Three months after Superstorm Sandy ravaged coastal areas in much of the Northeast, Congress on Monday sent a $50.5 billion emergency relief measure for storm victims to President Barack Obama for his signature.

President Obama is enlisting the help of police chiefs from communities devastated by mass shootings as he continues a public push for Congress to act on his proposals to curb gun violence.

The Boy Scouts of America is considering dropping a longtime ban on gay members, leaving such membership and leadership decisions up to local sponsors.