They're baaack.

Social issues making a serious comeback in the race for the White House.. The battle over funding birth control, the Komen Foundation controversy, and the CA court overturning a law against gay marriage all bringing social issues back into the fray. This all comes along with the background of CPAC - the Conservative Political Action Conference going on in Washington DC. We'll take a closer look.

James Rosen is at CPAC.

Gingrich, Romney and Santorum are all speaking today at CPAC:

NEWT GINGRICH

1600EST -- Addresses CPAC at the Marriott Wardman Park hotel, Washington, DC. LIVE

MITT ROMNEY

1240EST -- Addresses CPAC at the Marriott Wardman Park hotel, Washington, DC. LIVE

RICK SANTORUM

1025EST -- Addresses CPAC at the Marriott Wardman Park hotel, Washington, DC. LIVE

At 1130EST -- Several religious leaders who support the HHS decision on contraception will hold a media conference call. "The speakers are some of the signatories to a statement released Jan 20, 2012, about the HHS ruling that contraceptive services must be covered by most insurance policies without deductibles or copays"

We'll listen for news.

Molly Line is previewing the Maine caucuses.

We also talk to the TIME Magazine columnist who wrote that fascinating story "The Four Ways the U.S. Could End Up in a War With Iran Before the Election."

Judy Miller joins us to talk about that NBC News reporting on Iranian assassinations.. it's not without controversy.

William La Jeunessse has some fascinating new reporting on "Fast and Furious".

There is a pretrial hearing in the case against fmr Penn State coach jerry Sandusky at 10am.

The crackdown in Syria continues unabated. Why isn't the West doing more? We'll ask a panel.