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Sunday Talk Shows (6/3/12): Meet the Press, Face the Nation, Fox News Sunday, GPS and more

Guests on the Sunday political talk shows include Romney campaign senior adviser Ed Gillespie on Fox News Sunday, Governors Deval Patrick and John Kasich on Meet the Press and David Axelrod on ABC’s This Week. ABC’s This Week is a roundtable for the whole hour and Howard Kurtz is off this week.

Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden is the only think tanker this week.

Full line-up below. What catches your eye?

NBC’s Meet the Press: Gov. Deval Patrick (D-MA); Gov. John Kasich (R-OH); former Sen. Bill Bradley; Kevin Madden, Romney senior adviser; Steve Schmidt, political strategist; Neera Tanden, Center for American Progress; Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed

CBS’ Face the Nation: David Axelrod, Obama chief campaign strategist; Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee Chairman; Former Governor Ed Rendell; Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX); Michael Gerson, Washington Post; Bob Shrum, The Week

ABC’s This Week: Stephanie Cutter, Obama deputy campaign manager; Eric Fehrnstrom, Romney campaign senior advisor; George Will, ABC; Donna Brazile, Democratic strategist; Paul Krugman, New York Times

Fox News Sunday: Ed Gillespie, senior adviser to the Romney campaign; Steven Rattner, former lead adviser to the Obama administration’s Auto Task Force; David Brody, CBN; A.B. Stoddard, The Hill; Chip Saltsman, political strategist; Juan Williams, Fox News

CNN’s State of the Union with Candy Crowley: Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett; Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA); Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN); Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA); Dan Balz, Washington Post; Stephen Moore, Wall Street Journal; Mark Zandi, Moody’s Analytics.

CNN’s GPS with Fareed Zakaria: Fawaz Gerges, London School of Economics; Michael Porter, Harvard University; Glenn Hubbard, Columbia University;

NBC’s The Chris Matthews Show: John Heileman, New York magazine; Andrea Mitchell, NBC; Andrew Sullivan, Daily Beast; Katty Kay, BBC

Allen McDuffee writes about politics and policy and covered think tanks for The Washington Post from 2011 to 2013. He freelances and hosts a podcast at and is currently working on a book about the influence of think tanks in Washington.


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