The Obama administration and its European allies are praising an interim nuclear deal reached with Iran, but tougher sanctions being proposed in Congress could complicate matters. We talk with House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Michael McCaul and House Intelligence Committee member Rep. Adam Schiff about whether the deal represents progress or a threat to the United States and the Middle East region.
The economy added 203,000 jobs in November, pushing the unemployment rate down to 7%, its lowest level in five years. We’ll get the story behind the numbers with economist Mark Zandi, Annie Lowrey of the New York Times and the American Enterprise Institute’s Kevin Hassett.
President Obama goes on offense over the health care law, Bill Clinton defends some public advice he gave to the President and the Republicans try a reset with women. Our panel DNC Communications Director Mo Elleithee, Former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell and USA Today’s Susan Page weighs in.
Watch Sunday at 9 am ET and Noon ET.
A peek behind the Scenes of State of the Union for Sunday, May 19th and our interviews with White House Senior Adviser Dan Pfeiffer, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and our panel with Donna Brazile, Jessica Yellin, Susan Page and Ana Navarro
"State of the Union's" panel talks about the House taking its 37th vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Stephen Moore, Mark Zandi, & Susan Page weigh in on how Washington gridlock will affect the economy
An Exclusive interview with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on his meeting with the President and whether Congress and the White House can come to an agreement to minimize the impact of the forced spending cuts.
White House Economic Director Gene Sperling joins us to discuss his dust-up with Bob Woodward, and on minimizing the political and economic fallout from Washington’s latest so-called “manufactured crisis.”
Speaking of lurching from crisis to crisis, much of what is happening in Washington right now has its roots in what some would call the perpetual campaign – members more interested in politicking than legislating. We’ll talk to the two guys responsible for electing Democrats and Republicans to Congress: Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) and Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR)
Watch it Sunday at 9am & NOON ET.
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
Carly Fiorina, Governor Brian Schweitzer (D Montana), Susan Page, and A.B. Stoddard weigh in on 2016's frontrunners.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner makes the administration’s case for averting the fiscal cliff. Then, reaction from two key Senators: “Gang of 8” member Mark Warner (D-VA) and Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R- NH). Plus, the fight over U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice and the fallout over the 9-11 Benghazi attack that left four Americans dead.
Then, our roundtable on cabinet reshuffling, and the fiscal cliff. Joining us: Former Chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard, Carly Fiorina, Governor Brian Schweitzer (D-Montana), USA Today’s Susan Page, and A.B. Stoddard of The Hill.
Watch Sunday at 9 a.m. & NOON ET.