THIS WEEK ON THE SUNDAY CHAT SHOWS (UPDATED 02/23 PM)
ABC / This Week with George Stephanopoulos: Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice will talk about her recently completed visit to the Middle East. Former president Jimmy Carter will appear to discuss Mideast tensions and next year's presidential race. Also, actor Patrick Dempsey will be on talking about finding help with fighting cancer. And the roundtable will include Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts of ABC News and conservative columnist George Will in a discussion of the week's political news.
CBS / Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer: Guests this week will be Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R - CA) and former U.S. Senator and 2004 Vice Presidential candidate John Edwards.
CNN / Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: With insurgents using chemical weapons in Iraq and allies planning to pull out, how should the U.S. respond? That question will be bantered about with former U.S. Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Henry Kissinger, Iraqi National Security Adviser Dr. Mowaffak al-Rubaie, Republican presidential candidates U.S. Senator Sam Brownback (R - KS) and Congressman Duncan Hunter (R - CA), and Congresswoman Jane Harman (D - CA)
FOX / Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: Secretary of State Dr. Condoleeza Rice will appear to discuss her just-completed trip to the Middle East. And U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R - NE) will talk about the Bush Administration's strategy for Iran.
NBC / Meet the Press with Tim Russert: U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D - MI) will talk about the Senate Democrats' plan for President Bush's planned troop surge in Iraq. Also, a political roundtable featuring Dan Balz of the Washington Post, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, presidential historian Doris Kearns, and National Review White House correspondent Byron York.
Syndicated / The Chris Matthews Show: The questions: How potentially vunerable is Hillary Rodham Clinton in a possible Democratic faceoff against Barack Obama? Will there be a new Democratic Iraq resolution? And will there be a boom or bust on the road to 2008? The panel who will provide their ideas will consist of Dan Rather of HDNet, Norah O'Donnell of MSNBC, Michelle Norris of National Public Radio, and CNBC business show host Jim Cramer.
Bay News 9 / Political Connections: This week's guest: Terry McAuliffe, former Democratic National Committee Chairman and Campaign Chairman for Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign.