Hot Fudge Sunday July 17th

Politico now has an interactive preview of the Sunday shows with the hosts of each show. Politico’s John Harris interviews David Gregory, Christiane Amanpour, and Candy Crowley for Turn the Table.

Got a burning comment on the Sunday talk show guests? Jump on the forum and discuss it. According to Politico, here is the lineup for this week’s shows:

Jack Lew

President Barack Obama’s budget director, Jack Lew, makes the rounds on this Sunday’s television talk shows, as the administration and congressional leaders continue to struggle to forge a deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling and cut spending.

Meet the Press (NBC) — Lew appears here followed by Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.); Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican; and Honeywell CEO David Cote, a member of the president’s deficit commission.

This Week (ABC) — Lew is here as well followed by Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.).

Face the Nation (CBS) — Dick Durbin also shows up here along with Republican Sens. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma and Marco Rubio of Florida.

State of the Union (CNN) — Lew also appears here along with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who’s weighing another bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Other CNN guests to discuss the ongoing fiscal negotiations include Vice President Joe Biden’s former chief of staff, Ron Klain, and former Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.).

Fox News Sunday — Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, chairman of the Republican Study Committee, and Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, as well as Republican presidential contender Herman Cain.

Newsmakers (CSPAN) — Democratic Washington State Gov. Christine Gregoire, chairwoman of the National Governors Association.

Political Capital (Bloomberg TV) — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, another GOP presidential rival.

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