rudepundit2The Rude Pundit calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to talk about what Dennis Hastert did that was worth blackmailing him over

• Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about Rand Paul’s small NSA victory

• Podcaster Jody Hamilton joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT for “Total Trollop Tuesday”

Bob Cesca of “The Bob & Chez Show” calls in at 11:30am ET / 8:30am PT to talk about Sarah Palin’s rant against Martin O’Malley

• An internal investigation by the TSA has revealed some disturbing gaps in the security screening at some of the nation’s busiest airports. Investigators were able to smuggle mock explosives or banned weapons through checkpoints in 95 percent of trials, and TSA agents failed 67 out of 70 tests.

• Lindsey Graham became the ninth Republican to enter the 2016 presidential race Monday announcing his candidacy in Central, South Carolina, where he was born 59 years ago. “I want to help make a great nation greater,” he told the gathered audience.

• Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, is introducing herself to the world on the new cover of Vanity Fair. The magazine unveiled the July 2015 cover on Monday, which was shot by Annie Leibovitz at Jenner’s home in Malibu, California.