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Sunday on State of the Union
September 12th, 2014
06:51 PM ET

Sunday on State of the Union

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on the President’s plan to destroy ISIS and how they plan to gain support from Middle East countries.

What does re-engagement in Iraq mean for the millions of war-weary military families?  We talk to retired Major General Paul Eaton and retired Lieutenant General James Dubik. Both men had a role in training Iraqi troops post-Saddam, and will tell us what it takes to solve the military, political, and diplomatic crisis engulfing the fragile country.

Then, the latest on the NFL scandal involving Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Senator Amy Klobuchar contacted NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell urging a zero-tolerance policy for off-the-field violence. Mike Wise, sports columnist for the Washington Post says the NFL under Goodell ‘has lost its moral direction’. Both join us live.

Our political roundtable welcomes new CNN Commentator and former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, along with former Romney adviser Lanhee Chen, CNN Crossfire host S.E. Cupp, and CNN Commentator LZ Granderson.

And on the eve of his retirement after nearly 3 decades in the U.S. Senate, Iowa Democrat Tom Harkin dishes on Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, and his least favorite presidents.

State of the Union with Candy Crowley airs Sunday at 9am and Noon ET on CNN.


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Sunday on State of the Union
September 5th, 2014
06:13 PM ET

Sunday on State of the Union

President Obama and U.S. allies vow to stand united against ISIS, but is it really an all-hands-on-deck fight against the militant group? An exclusive interview with Intelligence Committee Chairs Senator Dianne Feinsteinand Congressman Mike Rogers.

The President delays immigration executive action until after the election in November.  Rep. Tony Cárdenas reacts from the border.

Could ISIS attack an American city?  As the September 11th anniversary approaches, Candy talks about the challenges of big city security with Mayor Michael Nutter of Philadelphia, Mayor Marty Walsh of Boston, and Mayor Kevin Faulconer of San Diego.

Democratic war politics and 10 days left on the congressional calendar. CNN Crossfire Hosts Newt Gingrich and S.E. Cupp, plus CNN Commentators LZ Granderson and Maria Cardona make up this week’s roundtable.

Watch State of the Union Sunday at 9am and Noon ET on CNN.


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Sunday on State of the Union
August 29th, 2014
05:28 PM ET

Sunday on State of the Union

Britain raises its terror threat level in response to ISIS’s growing influence in Iraq and Syria. Should the U.S. do the same?  Does President Obama have a strategy? Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger - #2 on the House Intelligence Committee – and Congressman Adam Kinzinger - Iraq war veteran and member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee – join us live in studio.

Russia crosses the border into Ukraine, but Obama rules out U.S. military intervention to stop them. Senator Robert Menendez – Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee – joins us live from the Ukrainian capital of Kiev.

Texas Governor Rick Perry beefs up his legal team to fight a felony indictment. Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was also indicted by the Travis County Grand Jury – and he’ll join us live to discuss.

And is Mitt Romney prepared to run if Republican leaders push him? We'll get our roundtable's take, including the view of one of his advisers in 2012. Lanhee Chen, Penny Lee, Marc Lamont Hill, and Kristen Soltis Anderson join us.

Watch Sunday 9am and Noon ET on CNN.


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Sunday on State of the Union
August 15th, 2014
06:14 PM ET

Sunday on State of the Union

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.


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Sunday on State of the Union
August 8th, 2014
04:57 PM ET

Sunday on State of the Union

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.

And a tribute to former White House Press Secretary James Brady who died Monday at the age of 73 with Joe Lockhart, Ann Compton and Al Hunt.

Watch Sunday at 9am & 12pm ET on CNN.


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This Sunday
August 1st, 2014
06:32 PM ET

This Sunday

Exclusive – Texas Governor Rick Perry on why he’s urging support of Israel, and slamming Congress on the border crisis.

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

 


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Sunday on State of the Union
July 25th, 2014
03:45 PM ET

Sunday on State of the Union

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.

And, exclusives with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Lindsey Graham on President Obama’s handling of escalating chaos from Gaza to Ukraine. Is it strong leadership, or a muddled message?

Watch State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Sunday at 9 and Noon ET on CNN.


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Sunday on State of the Union
July 18th, 2014
02:46 PM ET

Sunday on State of the Union

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.


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Sunday on State of the Union
July 11th, 2014
05:54 PM ET

Sunday on State of the Union

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.


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Sunday on State of the Union
July 3rd, 2014
06:38 PM ET

Sunday on State of the Union

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…

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