Sunday Talk Shows (10/14/12): Obama-Romney debate, Libya attack, Meet the Press and Face the Nation

October 13, 2012

Guests on the Sunday political talk shows include a discussion on the Libya attack with Sen. Lindsey Graham, Rep. Darrell Issa and Rep. Elijah Cummings on Meet the Press. And then it’s a re-cap of Thursday’s vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan, as well as a preview of Tuesday’s town hall debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.


 

The only think tanker this week is American Enterprise Institute Vice President Danielle Pletka on CNN’s GPS with Fareed Zakaria to discuss her op-ed in the New York Times on Mitt Romney and foreign policy. 

Full line-up below. What catches your eye?

NBC’s Meet the Press: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA); Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD); Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA); Mayor Kasim Reed (D-Atlanta); former governorn Jennifer Granholm (D-MI); Alex Castellanos, GOP strategist; Tom Brokaw, NBC; Stephen Colbert

CBS’ Face the Nation: Romney campaign advisor Bay Buchanan; Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation; Frank Luntz, Republican pollster; David Corn, Mother Jones; John Dickerson, CBS and Slate

ABC’s This Week: Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH); Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden;  Newt Gingrich; former Senator and 2008 Democratic presidential candidate Chris Dodd; Martha Raddatz, ABC; Richard Norton Smith, presidential historian; George Will, ABC; Donna Brazile, Democratic strategist 

Fox News Sunday: David Axelrod, Obama campaign senior strategist; Ed Gillespie, Romney campaign senior adviser; Brit Hume, Fox News; Bob Woodward, Washington Post; Laura Ingraham, radio show host; Jeff Zeleny, New York Times  

CNN’s State of the Union with Candy Crowley:  Senior Obama campaign adviser Robert Gibbs; DNC Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL); Al Cardenas, former chairman of the Florida Republican Party; Jim Acosta, CNN; Susan Page, USA Today; Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform; Bill Burton, Priorities USA

CNN’s GPS with Fareed Zakaria:  Bret Stephens, Wall Street Journal; Danielle Pletka, American Enterprise Institute; Bill Keller, former New York Times executive editor; Kishore Mahbubani; Drew Faust, Harvard; Ric Burns, filmmaker

CNN’s Reliable Sources with Howard Kurtz:  Keli Goff, TheRoot.com; Steve Roberts, George Washington University; David Frum, Daily Beast/Newsweek; Buzz Bissinger, Vanity Fair

NBC’s The Chris Matthews Show: Liz Marlantes, Christian Science Monitor, Nia-Malika Henderson, Washington Post; Andrew Sullivan, Daily Beast; John Heilemann, New York

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