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Previewing the Sunday Shows

This weekend the Sunday shows will look ahead to President Obama's State of the Union address, which is scheduled for Tuesday night.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will appear on Fox News Sunday to discuss Obama's legislative goals. Freshman Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., will preview the president's speech from the GOP perspective. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., will also join the show.

Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Angus King, I-Maine, will preview the speech on CNN's State of the Union. Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates will appear on the show to discuss the confirmation hearings for Defense Secretary-designate Chuck Hagel and CIA director-designate John Brennan. The show's panel will feature former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, and Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill.

This Week has Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., joining a large panel previewing the State of the Union.

Meet the Press has exclusive interviews with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin. California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed join the panel to discuss the events of the week.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., are scheduled to appear on Face the Nation to talk about the controversy over the administration's drone policies.

Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., will appear on Al Punto to discuss immigration reform efforts and address the allegations that he solicited prostitutes on a trip to the Dominican Republic.

Check out the full listings:

Sunday

Meet the Press hosts House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed

Face the Nation hosts Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.

This Week hosts Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn.

Fox News Sunday hosts House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.

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State of the Union hosts Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, and Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill.

Capitol Gains hosts former climate czar Carol Browner

Other Weekend Shows

Political Capital features former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman (Bloomberg, Friday, 9 p.m.).

Washington Week features NPR's Carrie Johnson, RealClearPolitics' Alexis Simendinger, National Journal's Beth Reinhard and NBC's Pete Williams (PBS, Friday, 8 p.m.).

Real Time features activist Julian Assange, Daily Beast's Tina Brown, Bloomberg's Josh Barro, MSNBC's Martin Bashir and Prof. Lawrence Krauss (HBO, Friday, 10 p.m.).

Situation Room will feature CNN's David Frum, CNN's Paul Begala and an interview with Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf (CNN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).

Communicators features Samsung VP David Steel (C-SPAN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).

Chris Matthews Show features Time's Joe Klein, Washington Post's David Ignatius, New York Times' Elisabeth Bumiller, CNN's Gloria Borger (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 New Yorker's Ryan Lizza, DailyDownload's Lauren Ashburn, HLN's Mario Armstrong, PandoDaily's Sarah Lacy and New York Magazine's Maureen O'Connor (CNN, Sunday, 11 a.m.).

Fareed Zakaria GPS features TBD (CNN, Sunday, 10 a.m.).

Q & A features Bloomberg's Amity Shlaes (C-SPAN, Sunday, 8 p.m.).

Al Punto features Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., former Panama Ambassador to OAS Guillermo Cochez, Catholic Church victims Rita Milla and Manuel Vega and singer Andrea Bocelli (UNIVISION, Sunday, 10 a.m.).

Don't Miss Today's Top Stories

Chock full of usable information on today's issues."

Michael, Executive Director

Concise coverage of everything I wish I had hours to read about."

Chuck, Graduate Student

The day's action in one quick read."

Stacy, Director of Communications

Great way to keep up with Washington"

Ray, Professor of Economics

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