THIS WEEK ON THE SUNDAY CHAT SHOWS
ABC / This Week with George Stephanopoulos: U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (D - DE) will appear to discuss Iraq, immigration, and his run for the White House. Afterward, Senator Lindsey Graham (R - SC) will offer his party's response. Actor Martin Sheen, best known as President Josiah Bartlett on The West Wing, will sit down to talk about his fight to restore funding for America's drug courts. Then the roundtable will feature ABC News' Chief White House Correspondent Martha Raddatz, David Cord of The Nation, and conservative columnist George Will will look at the political week left behind.
CBS / Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer: The Iraq War, the Middle East situation, and immigration will be the topics tgo be discussed with U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D - MI), along with Lee Hamilton, Co-Chairman of the Iraq Study Group.
CNN / Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: Is civil war inevitable as the Palestinian Authority government collapses? U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee members Jack Reed (D-RI) and John Cornyn (R - TX) will provide their opinions, as well as Congressman and Republican presidential candidate Duncan Hunter (R - CA). Also appearing will be Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari and author Seymour Hersh of The New Yorker magazine.
FOX / Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: In his first Sunday chat since taking over the multinational forces in Iraq, General David Petraeus will talk about the "surge strategy" and wheather the Iraqi security forces are doing their part. Then the weekly roundtable to discuss the news of the week past featuring Fox News Washington Managing Editor Brit Hume, syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer, and Juan Williams and Mara Liasson of National Public Radio.
NBC / Meet the Press with Tim Russert: The increasing sectarian violence in Iraq will be discussed with the U.S. Ambassador to that nation, Ryan Crocker. And the latest news and insights on the 2008 presidential election and other political news with E.J.Dionne, Jr. and Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post, along with Kate O'Beirne and Byron York of the National Review.
Syndicated / The Chris Matthews Show: With the military action in Iraq and immigration stalled, what can President Bush get done before the end of his tenure in office? And what is America looking for in their next First Lady (or First Man?)? Those questions will provide insight and analysis from British Broadcasting Corporation Chief Washington Correspondent Katty Kay, Tucker Carlson of MSNBC, co-anchor Michele Norris of National Public Radio's All Things Considered, and Newsweek Chief Political Correspondent Howard Fineman.
Bay News 9 / Political Connections: This week's guest will be Congressman Adam Putnam (R - Bartow), Chairman of the House Republican Conference.