• Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about the Far Right’s freakout over new EPA standards

Cesca• Bob Cesca of The Daily Banter calls in at 11:30am ET / 8:30am PT to talk about Edward Snowden’s worsening credibility problem

• A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military decided not to exert extraordinary efforts to rescue him, according to a former senior defense official who was involved in the matter.

• President Obama arrived in Poland Tuesday for a four-day, three-country European tour in which the Ukraine crisis will be the main topic of conversation. The visit comes at a time of violent unrest in parts of Southern and Eastern Ukraine as a new western-backed government prepares to take office in Kiev.

• The Seattle City Council unanimously passed a $15 minimum wage ordinance Monday that gives the city the highest minimum wage in the nation. Some critics said the plan doesn’t go far enough, while others said it would lead to layoffs and higher prices for consumers.

• Sloan Gibson, the acting secretary of Veterans Affairs, vowed to act decisively against the mismanagement that led to the agency’s scandal over delays in treatment and cover-ups at VA hospitals across the country.