On ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., sit down with Martha Raddatz for a discussion of various political topics. The roundtable will feature ABC News’ George Will, Rep. David Schweikert, R-Ariz., Democratic strategist and ABC News contributor Donna Brazile, NPR “Morning Edition” host Steve Inskeep, and New Republic owner and publisher Chris Hughes. And Zero Dark Thirty screenwriter and producer Mark Boal and Atlantic national correspondent Mark Bowden, best-selling author of Blackhawk Down, will discuss the controversy over the film’s depiction of enhanced interrogation.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” features an interview with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), in a discussion about spending. Incoming president of the Heritage Foundation, former Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), president and CEO of the NAACP Ben Jealous, Washington Post associate editor Bob Woodward, NBC’s chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell, and NBC News special correspondent Ted Koppel will join the roundtable in a discussion about President Obama’s next term.
CBS’s “Face the Nation” will put the spotlight on the gun control issue with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and New York City police commissioner Ray Kelly. Newt Gingrich and Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn. will also give their take on gun control. Finally, former Romney senior adviser Kevin Madden and Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter will be on to discuss the week in politics, including Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s announcement allowing women in combat zones. They will be joined by the New York Times‘ David Sanger and the Washington Post‘s David Ignatius.
On CNN’s “State of the Union,” retired generals Stanley McChrystal and Michael Hayden will discuss the decision to allow women into combat. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) will appear and discuss her push for gun control, and the Algeria terrorist attack. Lastly, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Saratoga Springs, Utah Mayor Mia Love and former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez will discuss the GOP’s efforts to reach out to minorities.