The Senate voted to begin debating legislation to curb gun violence. Also, Obama’s $3.8 trillion budget plan that rankled both Republicans and Democrats. Plus, the political calculation behind the president’s outreach to conservatives. Joining Gwen: Ed O’Keefe, Washington Post; John Harwood CNBC and New York Times; John Dickerson, Slate Magazine and CBS News; Alexis Simendinger, Real Clear Politics
On the Webcast Extra: We discuss whether the States are tired of waiting on Congress for gun reform and taking matters into their own hands. Recently, American’s attitudes have shifted on some social issues. Why does abortion continue to be the exception to the rule? Also, how is Obama helping his fellow Democrats up for reelection in 2014? Finally, after a scandal filled week, what exactly is happening in Kentucky?