The political panel says Hillary is the 2016 inevitable nominee - though she must act like that's not the case.
On “State of the Union,” Candy Crowley talks with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey about Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearings, the U.S.. troop draw-down in Afghanistan and the al Qaeda threat in north Africa.
Then, the economy’s mixed signals, immigration reform and President Obama’s domestic policy agenda with former Obama policy adviser Melody Barnes, former Labor secretary Elaine Chao, Time magazine’s Michael Duffy and The Hill’s A.B. Stoddard.
Plus, a super bowl Sunday conversation about the dangers of football with Super Bowl XL MVP Hines Ward.
And, former football player and Fmr. Sen. George Allen on the lessons of politics and football.
Sunday at 9a & 12p eastern.
Watch a special preview about Sunday's program here.
Today, the NRA’s National Director of the National School Shield Program Asa Hutchinson speaks to Candy about the aftermath of the Newtown shooting and how to protect our children in schools. Connecticut’s Senator Joe Lieberman gives his different take on the shooting, the NRA, and a possible nomination of Chuck Hagel as defense secretary. Then, the split amongst Republicans in the House of Representatives. Congressmen Steve LaTourette of Ohio – an ally of Speaker Boehner – and Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina – a leader of the conservative wing of the party – discuss why the speaker’s “Plan B” failed and the chances of going off the fiscal cliff. Finally, Ron Brownstein, Susan Page, and Mike Duffy are no longer optimistic that we’ll avoid the fiscal cliff. FULL POST
Mike Duffy, Susan Page, & Ron Brownstein discuss what needs to happen to avert the fiscal cliff.
House Speaker John Boehner's civil war. The two sides of the fiscal cliff showdown within the Republican Party with Congressmen Steven LaTourette and Mick Mulvaney.
Plus- a culture of violence – with Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman.
And the NRA breaks its silence with a plan to keep schools safe. We have their point man, Asa Hutchinson.
Then the politics of it all with USA Today Wshington Bureau Chief Susan Page, CNN Senior Political Analyst Ron Brownstein, and Time's Washington Bureau Chief Michael Duffy
Sunday: 9am and Noon ET
Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy, co-author's, of "The Presidents Club" give an inside look into one of the world's most exclusive fraternities.
We’ll discuss the health care law with White House Senior Adviser David Plouffe as the Supreme Court prepares to debate the constitutionality of one of the president’s signature initiatives.
Plus, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on the timeline for withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan and the 2012 presidential campaign.
Also, in an exclusive interview, we’ll talk to Florida’s Governor Rick Scott (R) on the growing controversy over the Trayvon Martin shooting and Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” laws, other news of the day including the 2012 race, and the economy.
It promises to be a great show. Tune in Sunday at 9AM & NOON ET.