BoxerSen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to tell us what she’s doing to make it easier for people to vote in America

United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) president Joe Hansen was at Obama’s immigration reform speech yesterday and calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about Labor’s role in the debate

President Barack Obama unveiled his vision for immigration reform in a speech on Tuesday afternoon in Las Vegas, Nev., telling Congress that he will send them his own bill and call for a vote if they don’t move fast.

• The National Rifle Association and gun-control advocates, including the husband of wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, are facing off today at the year’s first Senate hearing on what lawmakers should do to curb gun violence.

The Senate on Tuesday easily confirmed one of its own—Democrat John Kerry of Massachusetts—to be the next secretary of state, ending a largely noncontroversial process and kicking off what is expected to be a hotly contested special election for the seat Kerry has held since 1985.

• Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, the only Republican in President Barack Obama’s Cabinet, announced on Tuesday he is stepping down.