As residents of Moore, Oklahoma begin to recover in the wake of Monday’s deadly twister, we’ll ask Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) about the urgent needs of survivors and why there aren’t more storm shelters there. Plus, insight from two lawmakers who have rebuilt after major disasters: Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm and Joplin, Missouri Mayor Melodee Colbert-Kean.
Then, House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) reacts to the president’s major counterterrorism speech on curtailing drones and closing Guantanamo Bay prison.
Plus, our panel weighs in on the IRS official put on leave and the Boy Scouts decision to allow gay youths to join. Joining us are CNN Senior Political Analyst Ron Brownstein, The Chicago Tribune’s Clarence Page, and Former House Speaker, Newt Gingrich.
Sunday at 9a / 12p ET
Anita Dunn, Donna Brazile, Newt Gingrich & Alex Castellanos on the Democrats and Republicans that might run in 2016.
An Exclusive interview with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on gridlock in Congress, the President’s meetings with Republicans, and what it will take to get her to sign off on a budget deal and entitlement reform.
Then, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) joins us exclusively to discuss the spring thaw between President Obama and Congressional Republicans, and on if he’s leaving the GOP leadership out in the cold.
Speaking of coming in from the cold, he’s been laying low the past couple of years, but a new book is bringing Jeb Bush back in to the national spotlight. He may be talking immigration between the pages, but he’s got tongues wagging with his open talk of a potential 2016 run. We sit down with former Florida Governor – and presidential brother and son – Jeb Bush about political dynasties, Bush fatigue, and his upcoming pow-wow with top Republican donors.
Plus, former White House Communications Director Anita Dunn, former Speaker of the House and Republican Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich, former Bush and Romney adviser Alex Castellanos and Democratic Strategist Donna Brazile on the long road to 2016, Rand Paul’s long talk on the Senate floor, and why you won’t be seeing any more long lines for White House tours any time soon.
Sunday at 9am & NOON ET.
It’s inauguration weekend and we are live on the National Mall as President Obama prepares to take the oath of office. From looming budget battles, to immigration reform and a push for tighter gun laws, what is possible in this polarized political environment? Candy talks to White House Senior Adviser David Plouffe, and Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) gives the Republicans' take.
Then, what makes a memorable Inaugural speech? We get insight from two men who have written them, Former Clinton Speechwriter Don Baer, and Former George W. Bush Speechwriter Michael Gerson.
Plus, the next four years; does President Obama risk getting nothing done because he’s trying to do too much? We ask Former Democratic Senator Russ Feingold, Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, USA Today’s Susan Page and CNN Senior Political Analyst Ron Brownstein.
Sunday 9a Eastern.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Bill Richardson and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on the White House & Romney campaign response to the Libya attacks.
Bill Richardson and Newt Gingrich remember former Senator George McGovern.
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama head to their final debate on Monday night. And with the focus on foreign policy, each man will get the chance to draw a clear policy distinction. We’ll get perspective from the Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Bill Richardson and Former Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich.
Polls show a tight race in the new battleground of Virginia. Can Obama recapture the Commonwealth as he did in 2008 in this reliably republican state? We’ll talk to Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) and Former Congressman Tom Davis (R-VA)
Winning the women’s vote. President Obama and Mitt Romney know the women's vote will tip the balance in the race to the White House. We’ll talk to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), CNN Sr. Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash and The Washington Post’s Dan Balz.
Watch Sunday at 9 a.m & 12 p.m. ET.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Sunday that former Pres. Bill Clinton was a "real" president, Pres. Obama is a "pretender."
Candy is back in Washington this week for “State of the Union.”
The conventions gave us two distinct visions of the government’s role in America’s future, and the fall campaign will be a debate over which vision America wants.
We’ll have an exclusive interview with Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA) about the tough fiscal choices he’s making to keep California on track and the political minefield that goes along with it.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich went head-to-head with Bill Clinton in the 1990’s. He’s here to discuss how Mitt Romney can stop Barack Obama’s biggest weapon.
“Are you better off than you were four years ago?” Mitt Romney is asking that question amid another troubling economic report. We’ll talk to Democratic Convention speaker and the co-founder of CarMax, Austin Ligon, and Former Bush Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez.
Another jam-packed show this week. Leading off, the now-former Republican presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich talked to Candy about his victorious opponent, Mitt Romney and how he plans to help him in his general election campaign. He also discussed Tuesday's Indiana GOP Senate primary. Former Republican Virginia Congressman, Tom Davis and Ohio’s former governor, Democrat Ted Strickland joined Candy to discuss the politics of the crucial battleground states. Following their meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Candy talked to Rep. Mike Rogers and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the heads of the House and Senate Intelligence committees about the challenges the United States still faces in Afghanistan. Finally, National Journal correspondent Major Garrett and economists Alice Rivlin and Douglas Holtz-Eakin dissected the April unemployment numbers and their impact on the 2012 campaign.