THIS WEEK ON THE SUNDAY CHAT SHOWS
ABC / This Week with George Stephanopoulos: An exclusive interview with President Bush on a variety of subjects, including Iraq, North Korea, and the battle for control of Congress in the midterm elections, along with a reply by U.S. Senator and 2004 presidential opponent John Kerry (D - MA). And the roundtable will feature ABC News correspondents Cokie Roberts and Sam Donaldson, and conservative columnist George Will.
CBS / Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer: The midterm elections will be the focus of this week's conversation, featuring the chairpersons of their respective party's senatorial campaign committees, U.S. Senators Elizabeth Dole (R - NC) and Chuck Schumer (D - NY), along with Cook Political Report Senior Editor Amy Walter.
CNN / Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: The midterm elections and a debate regarding strategy in Iraq will be discussed with this week's guests, U.S. Senators Dr. Bill Frist (R - TN) and Jack Reed (D - RI), former Secretary of State General Alexander Haig (Ret., U.S. Army), former National Security Adviser Professor Zbigniew Brzezinski, American Enterprise Institute Scholar and author Norman Ornstein, Time magazine's White House Correspondent Mike Allen, and CNN congressional correspondent Andrea Koppel.
FOX / Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: The North Korean nuclear issue and strategy in Iraq will be discussed with U.S. Senators Richard Lugar (R - IN), Joseph Biden, Jr. (D - DE), and Carl Levin (D - MI). Also on the programme: Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group.
NBC / Meet the Press with Tim Russert: U.S. Senator Barack Obama (D - IL) will appear to talk about a variety of subjects, as well as his new book The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream. Then, a pre-election roundtable with David Broder of The Washington Post, Charlie Cook of the Cook Political Report and National Journal, John Hawwood of CNBC and The Wall Street Journal, and conservative syndicated columnist Robert Novak.
Syndicated / The Chris Matthews Show: The panel has not been announced as of early Saturday. Please check again later in the day for a possible update.
Bay News 9 / Political Connections: The 9th Congressional District race will be the focus of this week's edition, featuring conversations with candidates Gus Bilirakis (R) and Phyllis Busansky (D).