Former Democratic Presidential Candidate Howard Dean and former Republican Sen. Jim DeMint weigh in on 2016 politics and Obamacare.
Former Democratic Presidential Candidate Howard Dean and former Republican Senator Jim DeMint weigh in on Obamacare and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.
Candy was live from Columbia, South Carolina this week. On the morning after the South Carolina Republican primary, two presidential contenders joined us on today’s State of the Union. South Carolina victor Newt Gingrich defended his record as he looked ahead to the challenges he faces in Florida. Third-place finisher Rick Santorum explained why he thinks he is the only true conservative left in the race. Republican South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint gave his take on the fight over Mitt Romney’s tax records. Finally, Rep. James Clyburn, also of South Carolina discussed the tough re-election battle ahead for President Obama.
Watch Candy’s take on today’s show: http://bit.ly/xamTrS
Sen. Jim DeMint weighs in on the 2012 GOP candidates, the strength of the Tea Party, and the South Carolina primary.
This Sunday on “State of the Union with Candy Crowley” – Presidential hopefuls Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich talk with us on the morning after the South Carolina primary. We'll get their reaction to Saturday night's results and see what's ahead for them as the 2012 race moves forward.
Then, Sen. Jim DeMint, the South Carolina GOP “kingmaker” who chose not to make an endorsement before the primary. Why? We’ll ask him about the GOP field as well as the strength of the Tea Party.
House Assistant Democratic Leader James Clyburn (D-SC) gives us a preview of what Democrats expect for Tuesday’s State of the Union address, as well as his relationship with the president.
All this Sunday at 9 a.m. & NOON ET.
Will Republicans embrace any part of President Obama’s jobs plan? We’ll ask Tea Party favorite, Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina. Plus, we’ll get a sneak preview of his presidential Labor Day forum with appearances by Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann, Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich and Herman Cain.
And Jim Hoffa, president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, will join us. He said last week that President Obama needs to “fight harder” for American workers.
Then we turn to the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. We live in different times, but are we safer? We’ll speak with Sen. Joe Lieberman, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, and Rep. Mike Rogers, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. They’re also in a position to weigh in on the ouster of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi and the increasing pressure on Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad to leave power.
And finally, we’ll talk politics ahead of a big week for both the president and the Republicans seeking to replace him. Joining us: Time Magazine’s assistant managing editor Michael Duffy and New York Times White House correspondent Peter Baker.