Aaron Hicklin, Out Magazine Editor in Chief, calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about the Out 100 Issue

Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about negotiations to avoid going over the Fiscal Cliff

• Magician and comedian Penn Jillette calls in at 10:50am ET / 7:50am PT to talk about his book “EVERY DAY IS AN ATHEIST HOLIDAY”

Bill Press of Current TV’s “Full Court Press” calls in at 11am ET / 8am PT to make a major joint announcement with Stephanie

• Sexy Liberal Hal Sparks joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau in the third hour of the show for Humpdays With Hal

President Obama on Tuesday launched a public relations push for his bid to raise taxes on wealthy Americans, but U.S. lawmakers remained deadlocked over dramatic, year-end tax increases and spending cuts known as the “fiscal cliff.”

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., says he is “more disturbed now than I was before” over U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice’s explanation of the September 11 attacks in Benghazi, he told reporters yesterday after meeting with the ambassador.

• Former Senate GOP Leader and presidential nominee Bob Dole has been hospitalized at Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital, according to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.