THIS WEEK ON THE SUNDAY CHAT SHOWS
ABC / This Week with George Stephanopoulos: Two presidential hopefuls for next year, U.S. Senator Sam Brownback (R - KS) and Governor Bill Richardson (D - NM). Also, ABC News legal correspondent Jan Crawford Greenburg will talk about her new book and the revelations within it concerning the battle for control of the United States Supreme Court. And the roundtable will include ABC News' Sam Donaldson, Cokie Roberts of ABC and NPR, and conservative columnist George Will in a discussion of the week's politics.
CBS / Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer: Can Congress Limit President Bush's Plan for Iraq? That question will be discussed with U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R - NE), and three members of the staff of Politico.com: Editor-in-Chief John Harris, Executive Editor Jim VandeHei, and Congressional Reporter Josephine Hearn.
CNN / Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: With more American troops heading into Iraq, will the Iraqi government keep it's promises? And how far will Congress go to change course there? This week's guests to banter those issues will be U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R - SC) and Patrick Leahy (D - VT / Judiciary Committee Chairman), Representatives Mike Pense (R - IN) and Maxine Waters (D - CA), Iraqi Ambassador to the U.S. Samir Sumaidaie, and former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Richard Myers.
FOX / Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: Do Democrats have an alternative to the president's troop surge? U.S. Senators Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (D - DE) and Carl Levin (D - MI) will discuss the possibilities. Also, a Republican reaction from former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
NBC / Meet the Press with Tim Russert: U.S. Senators John McCain (R - AZ) and Edward M. Kennedy (D - MA) will debate the idea of sending more military personnel to Iraq.
Syndicated / The Chris Matthews Show: This weekend's panel --- Howard Fineman of Newsweek, New York Times columnist David Brooks, Cynthia Tucker of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and Norah O'Donnell of MSNBC --- will discuss Democratic presidential hopefuls U.S. Senators Hillary Rodham Clinton (D - NY) and Barack Obama (D - IL) and John Edwards and their take on our military involvement in Iraq and how far will they go. Also, they will discuss wheather former Vice President and current filmmaker Al Gore is about to make a political comeback.
Bay News 9 / Political Connections: This week's programme will be a look back at the legislative special session dealing with the state insurance crisis.