Dean Obeidallah on SiriusXM Insight 121 calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about Donald Trump as “Manipulator in Chief”

• Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politlcs Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about the GOP lunacy on the Sunday morning shows

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

• Donald Trump and Ben Carson are neck and neck in the key early voting state of South Carolina, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday. Since Monmouth’s last poll in South Carolina from August, Carson has nearly doubled his support.

• A federal appeals court on Monday agreed to keep on hold President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration — nearly a year after he announced it as a backstop measure to Congress’ failure to enact comprehensive immigration reform.

• University of Missouri system president Tim Wolfe announced Monday that he would resign, amid calls from students, faculty and lawmakers for him to step down. Wolfe faced pressure to resign because of how he has handled racial tensions on campus.

• Less than two weeks after the much-criticized CNBC debate, the GOP contenders will meet again tonight, this time in Milwaukee, for a second debate focused on economic, business and jobs issues.