Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about his new series on TNT, “Perception”

Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about the GOP’s new shenanigans with the debt ceiling

Kirkman• Comedian Jen Kirkman (“I Can Barely Take Care Of Myself”) joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT

• Investigators trying to understand why Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash-landed focused Monday on the actions of an experienced pilot learning his way around a new aircraft, fellow pilots who were supposed to be monitoring him and why no one noticed that the plane was coming in too slow.

Texas Republicans pushed ahead Monday with aggressive efforts to pass tough new abortion restrictions they failed to approve last month, scheduling a House vote as thousands flocked to the Capitol for an anti-abortion rally and a marathon public hearing about the legislation.

• Washington’s top elected Republican, House Speaker John Boehner, expressed his support Monday for the Egyptian military’s effort last week to topple the elected government of President Mohammed Morsi.

• Governor Rick Perry – the longest-serving governor in Texas history and a former GOP presidential candidate – will not run for re-election in 2014, he announced Monday.