THIS SUNDAY ON THE CHAT SHOWS
ABC / This Week with George Stephanopoulos: Two presidential candidates, U.S. Senator Sam Brownback (R - KS) and Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D - OH), will appear on the day before the Ames, Iowa straw poll, considered an important sign of one's level of support. Also, actor Leonardo DiCaprio will discuss his new enviromential documentary The 11th Hour. And the roundtable will feature Newsweek International editor Fareed Zakaria, Torie Clarke of ABC News, former Democratic strategist Donna Brazile, and conservative columnist George Will in a discussion of the week's political news.
CBS / Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer: Former Arkansas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee will be the primary guest. Also, a roundtable featuring Des Moines Register Chief Political Correspondent David Yepsen, Time magazine's National Political Correspondent Karen Tumulty, and Jim VandeHei of Politico.com
CNN / Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: Iraq, Iran, and the war on terror; what's next for the US? A discussion with Congressmen Duncan Hunter (R - CA / GOP Presidential Candidate) and Joe Sestak (D - PA). Transportation Secretary Mary Peters will also appear, as will Pakastani Ambassador Mahmud Ali Durrani, CNN Senior Political Analyst Bill Schneider, and CNN Political Contributor Amy Walter of The Hotline. And a look at the 2008 presidential race from inside the campaigns with Congressman David Dreier (R - CA / Giuliani campaign), Former U.S. Senator Jim Talent (R - MO / Romney campaign), and Former Governor Buddy Roemer (R - LA / McCain campaign).
FOX / Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: Host Chris Wallace is in Iowa for this week's programme, and will interview GOP presidential candidate and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann.
NBC / Meet the Press with Tim Russert: A debate between Democratic Leadership Council Chairman and former Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. and DailyKos.com creator/editor Markos Moulitsas regarding the 2008 campaign and the direction of the Democratic Party. Also, a political roundtable to discuss the Ames Straw Poll and the race for the White House featuring Time magazine columnist Margaret Carlson, Time Washington Bureau Chief Michael Duffy, NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd, and Byron York of The National Review.
Syndicated / The Chris Matthews Show: Do the Iowa caucuses still matter? And the fact that three Republican presidential candidates are cancer survivors - will voters care? Those questions will be pondered by Time magazine Managing Editor Rick Stengel, New York Times Correspondent Elisabeth Bumiller, Kathleen Parker of the Washington Post Writers Group, and Washington Post Columnist David Ignatius.
Bay News 9 / Political Connections: The guests and issues for this week's programme were not posted.