Previewing the Sunday Shows
With a little more than two weeks to go before Election Day, this week's Sunday Shows will analyze the impact of Tuesday's debate in New York while also previewing the upcoming third and final presidential debate, which is scheduled for Monday evening in Florida.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will appear on Meet the Press, Face the Nation and This Week to give his take on what Mitt Romney needs to do in the Sunshine State debate. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, who has played the role of Pres. Obama in Romney's debate prep sessions, will join Rubio on Meet the Press. Romney senior adviser Kevin Madden will represent the Republican's campaign on Face the Nation.
Obama's surrogates also will be out in full force this weekend. David Gregory will interview Obama senior adviser David Axelrod on Meet the Press, while Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will appear on This Week. Face the Nation will host Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter .
State of the Union will highlight the battle for Virginia, with Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and former GOP Rep. Tom Davis analyzing each campaigns' chance of winning the state. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., are also on State of the Union to discuss the campaigns' attempts to appeal to women voters.
Fox News Sunday will focus on the continuing controversy over the White House's response to the attacks in Libya. Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., will discuss how new developments in the investigation into the attacks impact the 2012 race.
On Bloomberg Government's Capitol Gains, host Peter Cook will interview Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen about, among other topics, the impact U.S. sanctions are having on Iran.
Check out the full listings after the jump.
Meet the Press hosts Obama senior adviser David Axelrod, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio.
Face the Nation hosts Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Obama deputy manager Stephanie Cutter and Romney senior adviser Kevin Madden
This Week hosts Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Fox News Sunday hosts Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Gallup editor in chief Frank Newport.
State of the Union hosts former Speaker Newt Gingrich, former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., former Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va., Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md.
Capitol Gains hosts Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen
Other Weekend Shows
Political Capital features Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., (Bloomberg, Friday, 9 p.m.).
Washington Week features features New York Times' Peter Baker, CBS' John Dickerson, ABC's Amy Walter and AP's Charles Babington (PBS, Friday, 8 p.m.).
Real Time features Stonyfield chairman Gary Hirshberg, Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi, GOP strategist Boris Epshteyn, American Spectator's John Fund and MSNBC's Goldie Taylor (HBO, Friday, 10 p.m.).
Situation Room features New York Times' David Sanger (CNN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Communicators features NetChoice executive director Steve Delbianco, Retail Industry Leaders Association consultant Joe Crosby and California state board of equalization chairman Jerome Horton (C-SPAN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Chris Matthews Show features MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell, Washington Post's Kathleen Parker, Politico's John Harris and Time's Michael Duffy (NBC, Sunday, check local listings).
Newsmakers features Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., (C-SPAN, Sunday, 10 a.m./6 p.m.).
Reliable Sources features Newsweek's Tina Brown, Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin, Current TV's David Shuster, USA Today's Jackie Kucinich, Politico's Roger Simon and Washington Post's Nia-Malika Henderson (CNN, Sunday, 11 a.m.).
Fareed Zakaria GPS features former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, New Yorker's Evan Osnos, FedEx chairman Fred Smith and Khan Academy founder Sal Khan (CNN, Sunday, 10 a.m.).
Q & A features author Steve Inskeep (C-SPAN, Sunday, 8 p.m.).
Al Punto features American Hispanic Caucus Young Democrats chairman Phillip Arroyo, Libre Intiative executive director Daniel Garza, Rep. David Rivera, R-Fla., and Florida Democratic Congressional candidate Joe Garcia (UNIVISION, Sunday, 10 a.m.).