Apr 13 2014

Punting the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

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The Sunday Talking Heads:

This Week with George Stephanopolis: The guests in the Sunday’s “This Week” are:  Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY); U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power; and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.

The roundtable guests are ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd; Republican strategist and ABC News contributor Ana Navarro; Democratic strategist James Carville; syndicated radio host Laura Ingraham; and University of California, Berkeley professor and former Clinton Labor secretary Robert Reich.

Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer: Mr. Schieffer’s guests are Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN); and Rep. Elijah Cumming (D-MD).

Michael Eric Dyson of Georgetown University; Evan Wolfson of Freedom to Marry; Tavis Smiley of PBS; and Nikole Hannah-Jones of ProPublica and the Atlantic will discuss the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

His panel guests are Peter Baker of The New York Times; Frank Rich of New York magazine; Leigh Gallagher of Fortune; and Michael Gerson of The Washington Post.

Meet the Press with David Gregory: This Sunday’s MTP guests are: historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin; Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA); former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis; Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki; and former New England Patriots player Joe Andruzzi.

Guests on the political roundtable are Re/Code Co-Executive Editor Kara Swisher; Republican strategist Mike Murphy; Wall Street Journal Editorial Page Editor Paul Gigot; and Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD).

State of the Union with Candy Crowley: Ms. Crowley’s guests are Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Rep. Steve Israel and Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee Congressman Greg Walden.

Her panel guests are Cornell Belcher, Ron Brownstein and Liz Mair.