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Morning Maddow: February 19

Sen. Mike Johanns (R-NE) will not seek reelection in 2014.

The Colorado House passes a handful of gun-control bills.

North Dakota Senate passes a 'personhood' bill.

Arkansas Senate passes a ban on abortion after 20 weeks.

As the Alabama House debates an abortion bill today, one Rep. calls a baby "the largest organ in a body."

State funding cuts force closure of 4 Planned Parenthood clinics in Wisconsin.

Pres. Obama will call on Congress to avert the automatic spending cuts coming next week.

Mark Sanford addresses his "Appalachian Trail" baggage in his first campaign ad.