THIS WEEK ON THE SUNDAY CHAT SHOWS
ABC / This Week with George Stephanopoulos: U.S. Senator John McCain (R - AZ) will appear to discuss Iraq, the new Congress, and his likely ambitions for 2008. Also, Congressman and House Majority Leader-elect Steny Hoyer (D - MD) will talk about working with Speaker-elect Nancy Pelosi (D - CA) to unify the Democratic caucus. And the roundtable will feature Newsweek International editor Fareed Zakaria, former labor secretary and author Robert Reich, and conservative columnist George Will.
CBS / Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer: Iraq and taxes will be discussed with incoming House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Congressman Charles Rangel (D - NY) and U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R - SC).
CNN / Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: A look ahead at the situation in Iraq and when Iraqi troops will be ready to take over their own security. Guests will be U.S. Senators Carl Levin (D - MI) and Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R - TX), Representatives James Clyburn (D - SC) and Roy Blunt (R - MO), Iraqi Ambassador to the U.S. Samir Sumaidaie, former assistant secretary of defense Ken Adelman, former presidential speechwriter and author David Frum, and American Enterprise Institute resident scholar Michael Rubin.
FOX / Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: U.S. Senator John Kerry (D - MA) will appear, as will former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R - GA) to discuss if the 2004 Democratic nominee can bounce back from the flack over a recent remark, and if the GOP can bounce back and reiginite the Republican Revolution.
NBC / Meet the Press with Tim Russert: Two new Senators-elect, Jim Webb (D - VA) and John Tester (R - MT), will discuss Iran and the new Democratic Senate majority. Also, a special roundtable featuring Ted Koppel and Los Angeles Times chief diplomatic correspondent Robin Wright.
Syndicated / The Chris Matthews Show: Among the questions to be pondered: Can John McCain rally the Republican troops in 2008? And, is it time for a big city president (read: Rudy Guliani)? Answering these questions --- or at least making a spirited guess --- will be Kathleen Parker of the Washington Post Writers Group, CBS News National Political Correspondent Gloria Borger, John Heilemann of New York magazine, and David Brooks of The New York Times.
Bay News 9 / Political Connections: Incoming Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio (R - Coral Gables) will appear to talk about issues which will face the Legislature.