If you are inclined to spend your Sunday catching up on politics, USA Today provides an overview of the lawmakers and topics that are scheduled on the hottest political talk shows.
Today’s lineups include:
• Fox News Sunday: Neera Tanden, president of the liberal Center for American Progress, and James Capretta, of the conservative Ethics and Public Policy Center, will discuss ongoing problems with HealthCare.gov. And former CIA and NSA Director Michael Hayden will talk about the Iran nuclear deal, along with Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s reluctance to sign a new security agreement with the U.S.
• CNN’s State of the Union: Former Vermont governor Howard Dean and ex-senator Rick Santorum, R-Pa., will discuss new challenges for the Affordable Care Act, including the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a challenge to the law’s mandate for contraception coverage. The chairs of the House and Senate’s intelligence committees, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., talk about domestic and international terrorism threats.
• CBS’ Face the Nation: Corker and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.Y., will give their respective views on the Iranian nuclear deal, as well as the botched rollout of the health care website. And Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, will talk about his new book, Unintimidated.
• NBC’s Meet the Press: Can Obama recover from the politically damaging rollout of HealthCare.gov and win fresh achievements before the end of the year? Panelists who will take up that question include: New York Times columnist David Brooks, Baltimore Democratic Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, and the network’s White House Correspondent Chuck Todd. Also, Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., who is the House Intelligence Committee chairman, and the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., will discuss the Iranian nuclear deal; and Ezekiel Emanuel, a former Obama health care adviser, will discuss the latest developments with HealthCare.gov.
• ABC’s This Week: Tom Donilon, former national security adviser to President Obama, will discuss a series of current diplomatic flashpoints, from the Iran nuclear deal to new tensions with China. Then the debate will shift to new obstacles facing the Affordable Care Act, with a roundtable featuring Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan and former Obama White House adviser David Plouffe. Also, a special panel — including ESPN investigative reporter Mark Fainaru-Wada and former Buffalo Bills offensive lineman and Pro Football Hall of Fame member Joe DeLamielleure — will discuss growing concerns about the impact of concussions in football.
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