After a week of unrest and outrage in Ferguson, Missouri we talk to Governor Jay Nixon about what went wrong, and how he plans to ease tensions going forward.
The pressure is on local police to explain their tactics – both in the shooting of Michael Brown and in the response that followed. Rep. William Lacy Clay represents Ferguson, and pushed the White House and Justice Department to conduct a federal investigation. He’ll join former NYPD Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik to discuss law enforcement and the traditionally tense relationship with the African American community.
And does it feel like we’ve been here before? The answer is yes. Race relations are always simmering on the surface of our society, so we’ll turn to actor and activist Jesse Williams, CNN Contributor LZ Granderson, and journalist and Political Strategist Tara Wall for context.
Then, Texas Governor Rick Perry is facing indictment, a look at what it means for his 2016 ambitions.
Watch State of the Union with Candy Crowley Sunday at 9am and Noon ET.
U.S. airstrikes target ISIS Militants in Iraq. Senator John McCain joins Candy to explain why he feels President Obama should go further.
Analysis on past, present, and future operations in Iraq from General Jim Jones, President Obama’s first National Security Adviser, and Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq under President George W. Bush.
But while the world is on fire, we can’t ignore what’s shaping up to be an historic midterm election season. Ken Cuccinelli, Ted Strickland, Stephanie Cutter, and Kevin Madden make up this week’s roundtable.
Watch Sunday at 9am & 12pm ET on CNN.
Plus – CIA Director John Brennan admits the agency spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee. Truth and consequences exclusives with Senate Intelligence Committee member Angus King and House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers.
And one step forward, but two steps back. House Republicans struggle to get on the same page both legislatively and politically, and Barack Obama finally gets his recovering economy… too bad the world is on fire. We host Newt Gingrich, Ana Navarro, Marc Lamont Hill, and Erikka Knuti in our political roundtable.
Plus- Veteran Reporters Carl Bernstein and Dan Rather look back on the 40th anniversary of President Nixon’s resignation.
Sunday 9am and Noon ET
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh on what it will take to end the bloody conflict in Gaza.
Then, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on securing the crash site of Flight 17 and his country’s fight against pro-Russian rebels.
Plus, an exclusive interview with Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes on the world crises facing the White House.
Watch State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Sunday at 9 and Noon ET on CNN.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was "likely downed by a surface-to-air missile ... operated from a separatist-held location in eastern Ukraine." Candy talks to Secretary of State John Kerry.
And, if pro-Russian separatists are responsible for shooting down the plane, how should the U.S. respond? We'll talk to Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein and the House Homeland Security Committee Chair Michael McCaul.
Then, will it be a game changer for U.S.-Russian relations? We’ll talk to The Atlantic’s Peter Beinart, Michael Crowley of TIME magazine, NPR’s Steve Inskeep and CNN commentator L.Z. Granderson.
Plus, Robert Turner, Director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Gaza City on the relief efforts in Gaza.
Watch Sunday 9am and Noon Eastern on CNN.
Crisis at the border runs into gridlock in Washington. Obama administration officials warn the flood of Central American children entering the U.S. is only going to get worse unless Congress gives them more money. But Sen. John McCain has his own plan to help thousands of children in limbo, and joins us from the border state of Arizona.
And what’s it like to witness the flood of child immigrants first-hand? Border patrol agent Chris Cabrera is live from the Rio Grande Valley border in Texas with details.
Plus, four powerful members of the House of Representatives on why the House won’t take up comprehensive immigration reform this year, and why Speaker John Boehner is suing the President. Republican Reps. Marsha Blackburn and Aaron Schock join Democratic Reps. Donna Edwards and Beto O’Rourke.
Watch Sunday 9am and Noon Eastern on CNN.
The showdown over immigration reignites. We’re live from the border with the Texas Congressman Henry Cuellar, plus Alan Long, the Murrieta, California mayor pledging to keep undocumented immigrants out of his town.
And our roundtable with RNC Spokesman Sean Spicer, DNC Spokesman Mo Elleithee, Carly Fiorina on her effort to find women voters for the GOP, and liberal radio talk-show host Stephanie Miller.
Plus, an exclusive with the U.S. Navy’s first female four-star admiral, Michelle Howard.
More to come…
Watch Sunday at 9am & 12pm ET.
Chairman of the House Oversight Committee and a lead investigator of the IRS scandal, Congressman Darrell Issa (R-California) talks with Candy Crowley about the alleged crime, and the alleged cover-up.
What happened to Lois Lerner’s emails, and was she trying to investigate the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee? Her attorney William Taylor joins us exclusively.
Congressman Mike Rogers (R-Michigan) on the crisis in Iraq and if Maliki’s Shiite government has been tracking and outing U.S. spies.
Watch Sunday 9am & Noon ET.
Sen. Rand Paul, one of the most prominent members of the Republican Party and a potential 2016 presidential contender sounds off about the crisis in Iraq. Plus, he has a new issue here at home – an effort to restore voting rights to non-violent felons.
And the most powerful Senator in the intelligence committee, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), on why she thinks Iraq's Prime Minister should step down.
Then, 42 years after the break-in at the Watergate office complex, we’ll talk with the two journalists whose reporting brought down a presidency. Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein join us live to discuss the current crisis in Iraq, and why Dick Cheney can’t seem to stay out of the conversation.
And our powerhouse panel of Donna Brazile, Kristin Soltis Anderson, Penny Lee, and SE Cupp tell us what they think about Hillary Clinton’s book tour, President Obama’s all time low poll numbers, and the investigation into whether the IRS targeted conservative and Tea Party groups.
Watch Sunday at 9am and Noon ET.
The world of politics was thrown for a loop with the shocking primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by a tea party challenger. He tells why he thinks he lost and what it means for the direction of the Republican Party.
And, Sen. Lindsey Graham talks about beating back a primary challenge from his right and the deteriorating situation in Iraq.
Then, Iraqi troops are giving up without a fight. We'll talk to the U.S. Army commander who was in charge of training them, retired Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton.
Iraq war veterans Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and Rep. Adam Kinzinger offer very different views on what the U.S. should do about the crisis in Iraq, plus their take on Hillary Clinton, Chris Christie and 2016.
Dana Bash and Gloria Borger guest host this Sunday at 9am and Noon ET.