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Sunday shows: Hoffa, Giuliani, Duncan, Dole, Gates

September 5, 2009 | 12:00 pm

(UPDATE 10 p.m. Sat. Certain to be atop the questions this morning, the midnight resignation of Obama green jobs czar Van Jones for controversial and crude comments he made in recent months. Last night's posting on the middle-of-the-night news is available here now.)

BC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos: White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, ex-Democratic Sen. Tom Daschle, former Republican Sen. Bob Dole, Reps. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) and Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and a roundtable with polDalai Lamaitical strategist Matthew Dowd, Katrina vanden Heuvel of the Nation, columnist George Will and David Sanger of the New York Times.

Bloomberg's Political Capital with Al Hunt: James Hoffa, president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and Bloomberg's Lizzie O'Leary, Heidi Przybyla and Kate O'Beirne.

CBS' Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer: Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

CNN's GPS with Fareed Zakaria: Defense Secretary Robert Gates, former Democrat N.Y. Gov. Eliot Spitzer and the Dalai Lama.

CNN's State of the Union with John King: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Thomas Frieden, Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-Minn.), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), CNN contributors Ed Rollins and Joe Trippi.

Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), former Democratic National Committee Chair Howard Dean, former aide to President Clinton John Podesta, former GOP House Speaker Newt Gingrich and a panel with Fox News consultants Bill Kristol and Stephen Hayes of the Weekly Standard and Mara Liasson and Juan Williams of NPR.

NBC's Meet the Press with David Gregory: White House advisor David Axelrod, ex-New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, ex-Rep. Harold Ford Jr. (D-Tenn.) and NBC's Tom Brokaw.

-- Andrew Malcolm

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