Hot Fudge Sunday June 12th

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. According to Politico, here is the lineup for this week’s shows:

Meet the Press (NBC) — A face off with both party chairs, Democratic National Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Republican National Chairman Reince Priebus.

The Florida congresswoman and the former Wisconsin state GOP chairman will discuss the intensifying 2012 campaign cycle and the prospects for their parties. Later, on the same show, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum discusses his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.

This Week (ABC) — Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby, the ranking Republican on the Senate Banking Committee; former Democratic New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine; and Robert Reich, who was secretary of labor in the Clinton administration.

Face the Nation (CBS) — House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

State of the Union (CNN) —  Candy Crowley visits with a handful of current and former Republican New Hampshire pols: freshman Sen. Kelly Ayotte; Rep. Charlie Bass; former Gov. John H. Sununu and his son, former Sen. John E. Sununu to discuss the upcoming debate CNN hosts Monday night.

Fox News Sunday —  Freshly minted GOP presidential contender, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty.

Newsmakers (CSPAN) — Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, is interviewed by Julie Hirschfeld Davis of Bloomberg News and Joe Schatz of Congressional Quarterly.

Washington Watch (TV One) — White House economic adviser Austan Goolsbee, who’s leaving to return to teaching at the University of Chicago.

Political Capital (Bloomberg TV) — Goolsbee appears here as well.


About Mr. Universe

Mr. Universe is a musician/songwriter and an ex-patriot of the south. He currently lives and teaches at a University in the Pacific Northwest. He is a long distance hiker who has hiked the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail. He is also an author and woodworker. An outspoken political voice, he takes a decidedly liberal stance in politics.
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