The U.S. is ramping up pressure on Russia to de-escalate the growing tensions in Ukraine by imposing sanctinos and visa restrictions. NY Times' Peter Baker and LA Times' Doyle McManus report on the latest developments in the crisis. Plus, Republicans, including many 2016 presidential hopefuls, gathered at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference to hone their message and rally their base ahead of the 2014 midterm elections. CNN's Gloria Borger reports.
On the Webcast Extra, CNN's Gloria Borger examines the Republican response to President Obama's handling of the crisis in Ukraine and his dealings with Russia's Vladimir Putin. Plus, The New York Times' Peter Baker and LA Times' Doyle McManus look at the international reaction to Russia's actions. Is Putin just misunderstood? And Gwen Ifill asks, "Who has the most thankless task dealing with Ukraine?"