Pierce2Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to fill us in on what’s REALLY going on with the IRS/Tea Party situation

President Obama marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery and urging Americans to remember the soldiers still fighting, and dying, in Afghanistan.

Sen. John McCain traveled to Syria on an unannounced trip yesterday and met with rebel leaders, who called on the U.S. to increase its support of the Syrian opposition by providing weapons, a no-fly zone and air strikes on forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.

President Barack Obama travels to New Jersey on Tuesday for a progress report on the state’s recovery from Superstorm Sandy that on the surface appears remarkable but which hides deep and lingering pain.

• In a speech to the graduating class of 2013 at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., President Obama challenged the 1,047 graduates to “live with integrity” and help restore trust in a military that has been stained by recent charges of sexual assault.

A House GOP group is launching an ad campaign against four incumbent Dems this week that aims to tie the lawmakers to the I.R.S., a government agency under scrutiny after officials admitted earlier this month to targeting conservative groups applying for nonprofit status.