Michael Tomasky of The Daily Beast calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about the GOP spin of the Syria Resolution

Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about gun control in the wake of yesterday’s Navy Yard shootings

JulieBrown• Comedian Julie Brown joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT to talk about her new musical “The Homecoming Queen’s Got A Gun”

• An employee at a defense contractor used his pass to get into the Washington Navy Yard and went on a deadly shooting rampage Monday, spraying bullets in the hallways and firing from a balcony on workers in an atrium below. Twelve people were killed plus the gunman.

• The man believed responsible for 12 deaths in the DC Navy Yard Monday has had at least two violent, angry encounters that lead to his arrests in Texas and Washington state. In both cases he was arrested, but there was no prosecution by the local jurisdictions.

President Obama appealed to more moderate Republicans on Monday, pleading with them to break with the party’s conservative flank and help avoid a government shutdown over ObamaCare at the end of this month

U.N. weapons inspectors returned “overwhelming and indisputable” evidence of the use of nerve gas in Syria, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday, calling the findings “beyond doubt and beyond the pale.”