Nov 18 2012

Punting the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

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The Sunday Talking Heads:

Up with Chris Hayes: Joining Chris this AM are Tom Ricks, author of “The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today” and senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security; David Frum (@davidfrum), CNN Contributor; Spencer Ackerman (@attackerman), Wired senior reporter; Heather McGhee (@hmcghee), Demos vice president; Tara McElvey, Newsweek/Daily Beast correspondent; Julian Sanchez (@normative), Cato Institute research fellow; Yousef Munayyer (@YousefMunayyer), executive director of Jerusalem Fund & the Palestine Center; Noura Erakat (@4noura), the Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Refugee & Residency Rights; Raymond Castillo, Warehouse Workers United member; and Greg Fletcher, Walmart retail worker.

This Week with George Stephanopolis: Guests on “This Week” are House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA); House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Peter King (R-NY); and Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI).

The roundtable guests are House Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman Xavier Becerra (D-CA); former House Speaker Newt Gingrich; and ABC News’ George Will, Donna Brazile and Jonathan Karl.

Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer: Mr. Schieffer’s guests are Sen. John McCain (R-AZ); Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) & Assistant Majority Leader Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL).

His panel guests are Tom Ricks, author of “The Generals,” David Ignatius of the Washington Post, and CBS News’ Margaret Brennan and Bob Orr.  

The Chris Matthews Show: This weeks’s panel guests are Sam Donaldson, ABC Reporter; Jodi Kantor, New York Times; Katty Kay BBC Washington Correspondent; and Dan Rather, HDNet Global Correspondent.

Meet the Press with David Gregory: Guests on MTP are Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-SC); Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA); and Chair of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI).

The roundtable guests are  Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID); NY Times columnist Tom Friedman; fmr. White House Chief of Staff for President Clinton, John Podesta; GOP strategist Mike Murphy; and NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell.

State of the Union with Candy Crowley: Ms. Crowley’s guests are : Ranking Democrat Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), and Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO); Chairman of Mitt Romney’s Hispanic Steering Committee, Carlos Gutierrez.

Her panel guests are Jackie Calmes of The New York Times, Gerald Seib of The Wall Street Journal and CNN Pentagon Correspondent Barbara Starr.