Friday, November 10, 2006


A lot of news to talk about this week: The midterm elections, and how differently Congress will run under Democratic rule. What can we expect from the new leadership, especially when it comes to Iraq? And Donald Rumsfeld's resignation as SecDef. All of that will be discussed on the shows this week.

ABC / This Week with George Stephanopoulos: A bit of a celebration this week as the programme will take note of it's 25th anniversary on the air. Otherwise, U.S. Senators Joseph Biden, Jr. (D - DE) and Carl Levin (D - MI) will talk about the new majority in Congress and what they are planning as incoming chairmen of powerful committees. And the roundtable will feature ABC News correspondents Cokie Roberts and Sam Donaldson, along with conservative columnist George Will.

CBS / Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer: White House Chief of Staff Josh Bolton and soon-to-be U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D - NV) will be looking ahead to the new Congress.

CNN / Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: Guests will be White House Chief of Staff Josh Bolton, U.S. Senators Charles Schumer (D - NY) and Arlen Specter (R - PA), Pakastani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander General George Joulwan (US Army, Ret.), former Defense Secretary William Cohen, and New York Times Chief Military Correspondent Michael Gordon.

FOX / Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: What will the Democratic sweep mean for the president's policy, especially in Iraq? Democratic National Committee Chairman Dr. Howard Dean and Counselor to the President Dan Bartlett will try to answer those questions.

NBC / Meet the Press with Tim Russert: U.S. Senators John McCain (R - AZ) and Joe Lieberman (I/D - CT) will discuss the election, Iraq, the SecDef situation, and looking ahead.

Bay News 9 / Political Connections: Co-hosts Al Ruechel and Adam C. Smith of the St. Petersburg Times look back on the midterm elections here in Florida, finales not yet reached, and look ahead to what changes may be yet to come.


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