On this somber day, our prayers go out to the victims of yesterday’s explosion at the Boston Marathon.

At the Bloggers Briefing beginning at noon ET today, Representative Doug Lamborn (R-CO) will join us to talk about missile defense and the heightened threat from North Korea. Lamborn is a strong advocate for conservative policies. He’s earned Sentinel status on the Heritage Action scorecard with a 94 percent rating, the best in Colorado.

Author Wayne Root is in D.C. this week to talk about his new Regnery book, The Ultimate Obama Survival Guide: How to Survive, Thrive, and Prosper During Obamageddon. Root is a talk-show host, best-selling author, and former 2008 Libertarian vice presidential nominee.