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  • ‘Meet the Press’ exclusive: Barack Obama is the guest

     
    ABC's "This Week" inteviews Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz. The program starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other guests are Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho. ABC's Jonathan Karl will lead a roundtable...
  • Bobby Jindal, Deval Patrick on ‘Meet the Press’; Jan Brewer on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    CNN's "State of the Union" talks to Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. The program starts at 9 a.m. and noon. The program offers a panel with former Gov. Haley Barbour, R-Miss.; Jackie Calmes of The New York Times; Gwen Ifill of PBS'...
  • Jeb Bush will be on five Sunday morning programs

     
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush will be everywhere Sunday morning. He is on five programs: “Meet the Press,” “State of the Union,” “Fox News Sunday,” “Face the Nation” and “This Week.” The Florida...
  • ‘60 Minutes’ explores broken U.S. Senate

     
    What's wrong with the U.S. Senate? Steve Kroft gets answers from senators in a “60 Minutes” report that will air at 7:30 p.m. Sunday on WKMG. (The start time could be later because of football.) Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., shares his fury...
  • ‘Face the Nation’ welcomes Alan Simpson, Erskine Bowles

     
    The fiscal cliff will take center screen on Sunday morning talk shows. The guest lineup: Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, co-chairs of President Barack Obama's deficit commission, visit CBS' “Face the Nation.” The program airs at 10:30 a.m. on...
  • Should Congress cut other spending to pay for Oklahoma disaster relief?

    Should Congress cut other spending to pay for Oklahoma disaster relief?
    President Obama traveled to Moore, Okla., on Sunday to tour the town devastated by a huge tornado that killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes, two schools and a hospital. The president consoled residents and assured them that the federal...
  • McManus: Gun control, DOA

    McManus: Gun control, DOA
    President Obama pleaded with Congress last week to remember the victims of December's schoolhouse shootings in Connecticut and tighten the nation's gun laws. "Shame on us if we've forgotten," he said. "Don't get squishy." But four months after the...
  • McManus: Sadder but wiser pols

    President Obama took a posse of Republican senators to dinner last week, and this week he's giving Congress the unusual courtesy of no fewer than four presidential visits to Capitol Hill. Can a flurry of presidential schmoozing change Washington from...
  • McManus: Do-nothing Congress does something

     McManus: Do-nothing Congress does something
    OK, so Congress hasn't managed to pass a budget, fix the tax code or avert the automatic spending cuts of the dreaded "sequester." Are they getting anything done on Capitol Hill? Yes, and you'll probably be surprised to hear where progress is being...
  • McManus: Fiscal crisis? What crisis?

    McManus: Fiscal crisis? What crisis?
    Here's what is most maddening about the "Perils of Pauline" fiscal crises that President Obama and Congress have led us into during the last year: Both sides have known from the beginning what the final deals would look like, but neither side has been...
  • McManus: Grover Norquist the has-been

    McManus: Grover Norquist the has-been
    Grover Norquist is losing his grip. It once seemed as if Washington's most powerful anti-tax crusader had the Republican Party firmly in hand. Signing Norquist's public pledge not to raise taxes was almost mandatory in GOP politics. Nine of the 10...
  • Is the GOP self-destructing?

    We've all grown used to a Congress locked in bitter warfare between two parties, producing gridlock on federal spending and other pressing issues. But the Congress that left Washington last week hit a new high in another category: gridlock among...