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The Sunday Talking Heads:
Up with Chris Hayes: Joining Chris will be: Steve Ellis, the vice president of Taxpayers for Common Sense; Fran O’Connor, a resident of Sayreville, NJ, one of the towns hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy; Ben Jealous, president and CEO of the NAACP; Esther Armah, host of “Wake Up Call” on WBAI-FM; Tio Hardiman, director of CeaseFire Illinois and creator of the Violence Interrupter Initiative; and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), newly elected Congressman representing parts of Brooklyn and Queens.
This Week with George Stephanopolis: Guest on “This Week” are Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY); Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND); Rep. Joaquín Castro (D-TX), and Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR).
The roundtable debates all the week’s political battles in Washington, with ABC News’ George Will; Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren; PBS’ “Washington Week” moderator and managing editor Gwen Ifill; University of California, Berkeley professor and former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert Reich; and ABC’s Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl.
Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer: Mr Schieffer’s guest are House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA); Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY); incoming Senators Jeff Flake (R-AZ); Chris Murphy (D-CT); Rep. Rick Nolan (D-MN); Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ); and Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA).
Discussing the fiscal cliff deal and up coming round two are The New York Times‘ David Sanger and TIME‘s Rana Foroohar offer their insight.
The Chris Matthews Show: There was no information about this Sunday’s guests.
Meet the Press with David Gregory: Appearing on the Sunday’s MTP are Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY); Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles.
Guests on this week’s roundtable are freshman Senator from Maine Angus King (I-ME), former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA), Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA), former head of HP and Vice Chair of the NRSC Carly Fiorina, and Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne.
State of the Union with Candy Crowley: Ms. Crowley’s guests are Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL); Senator Lindsey Graham (D-SC; Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND); and Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC).
Her panel guests are Neera Tanden from the Center for American Progress; right-leaning economist Stephen Moore; CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash; and Jackie Calmes of the New York Times.