Friday, November 03, 2006


Hey, it will only be two days before the midterm elections, so guess what will be the topic of discussion? Will Democrats get control of the House, the Senate, or both? Will the Republicans' get out the vote machine bring out enough of the party faithful to maintain their control of Congress? And how will that affect Americans for the next two years? The airwaves will be hot with talk...

ABC / This Week with George Stephanopoulos: Vice President Richard "Dick" Cheney sat down for an exclusive interview this week, and the veep will discuss, among other issues, the midterm elections and whether he fears the GOP will lose control of Congress. Also, Democratic National Committee Chairman Dr. Howard Dean will respond to the Vice President and give his own predictions for Tuesday night. And the roundtable will feature ABC News Political Director Mark Halperin, Democratic strategist Donna Brazile, and conservative columnist George Will.

CBS / Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer: Talking politics this week will be U.S. Senators Dr. Bill Frist (R - TN / Senate Majority Leader) and Joseph Biden, Jr. (D - DE) and CBS Political Analyst Stuart Rothenberg.

CNN / Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: In New York this week, Wolf interviews candidates from several of the nation's hottest mid-term election races. The guest list shows: Representatives Peter Hoekstra (R - MI / Select Intelligence Committee Chairman), Barney Frank (D - MA), and Maxine Waters (D - CA), U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R - SC) and Barbara Boxer (D - CA), former Senator and Vietnam War veteran Max Cleland (D - GA), Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Barham Salih, Joe Klein of Time magazine, Cook Political Report Senior Editor Amy Walter, and from CNN...Lou Dobbs, Candy Crowley, John King, Dana Bash, and Bob Franken.

FOX / Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: House Majority Leader John Boehner (R - OH), Missouri Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Claire McCaskill, and Maryland U.S. Senate candidate and Lieutenant Governor Michael Steele will appear to talk about Tuesday.

NBC / Meet the Press with Tim Russert: The four campaign committee chairperson will discuss Tuesday's midterm elections: U.S. Senators Elizabeth Dole (R - NC) and Chuck Schumer (D - NY), along with Congressmen Rahm Emanuel (D - IL) and Tom Reynolds (R - NY).

Syndicated / The Chris Matthews Show: The midterms and whether John Kerry's flub will have an effect will be discussed with Katty Kay of BBC News, Andrew Sullivan of The New Republic and Time, Amy Sullivan of Washington Monthly, and NBC News Chief White House correspondent David Gregory.

Bay News 9 / Political Connections: Florida gubernatorial candiates Attorney General Charlie Crist (R) and Congressman Jim Davis (D) will appear to discuss the issues facing Florida heading into Tuesday's election.


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