Obamacare is 10 days away, and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is at the center of it all, facing political pressure. We'll talk to Todd Gillman, Washington bureau chief of The Dallas Morning News.
Plus — days after the Washington Navy Yard shootings, Gov. Rick Perry toured a handgun plant in Maryland, angering the state's popular governor and leading some to ask whether Perry is raising his profile — or if anyone is even watching.
And the countdown is underway to State Sen. Wendy Davis' political announcement. Could she be at the center of a Democratic "dream team" in state politics? Political consultants Matt Mackowiak from the right and from the left Jason Stanford join us from Austin.