Sundays bring us the political talk shows. If you see something interesting on one of them, jump on the comment board and talk about it. Libya and the Budget Battle dominate the shows this week. According to Politico, here is the lineup for this week’s shows:
Meet the Press (NBC) — White House chief of staff Bill Daley discusses the President’s involvement in the budget battle. Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN), leader of the House Tea Party Caucus, provides her opinion on the budget battle, as well as her aspirations for President.
Face the Nation (CBS) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) weighs in on the budget. Senator John Kerry (D-MA), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, talks about both the budget and the US’s reaction to Moammar Qaddafi’s escalating violence.
State of the Union (CNN) — The upcoming House Homeland Security Committee’s hearing on the “radicalization of Muslim Americans” will be discussed with the committee chairman, Representatives Peter King (R-NY), and Keith Ellison (D-MN). Ellison is the first Muslim elected to Congress. Libya is also on the agenda, with former Libyan Immigration Minister Ali Errishi and Stephen Hadly, former national security adviser to President George W. Bush.
Fox News Sunday — Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Representative Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), who chairs the House Republican Conference, will most likely focus on the budget. The show will also cover Snyder v. Phelps with Margie Phelps, the lawyer-daughter of Westboro Baptist Church’s founder.
Newsmakers (CSPAN) — Representative Hal Rogers (R-KY), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, will talk budget.
Political Capital (Bloomberg TV) — Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), talks about the budget, debt limits, and possible cuts.
- Sunday talk show tip sheet (politico.com)