1. President Obama isn’t backing off his decision to authorize the release of five Guantanano Bay prisoners in exchange for Army Sargent Bowe Bergdahl, who was reported missing from his outpost in Afghanistan five years ago:
“I make absolutely no apologies for making sure that we get back a young man to his parents and that the American people understand that this is somebody’s child and that we don’t condition whether or not we make the effort to try to get them back.”
Tonight Ben Domenech, Publisher of The Federalist and Senior Fellow at The Heartland Institute, joins us to talk about the battle over bringing the war to a close and shuttering the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
2. MSNBC’s Benjy Sarlin joins us to talk about the Mississippi Senate race, after three people somehow got locked inside a county courthouse near the area where ballots were being kept, in the wee hours of the morning.
3. Political activist Lawrence Lessig weighs in on what happens when Super PACs go head-to-head.
4. Plus: Maureen Dowd’s bad trip.