Opinion: Sunday shows: Senate debates McMahon vs. Blumenthal, Kirk vs. Giannoulias. Also, Gen. Hayden

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ABC This Week with Christiane Amanpour: Connecticut Senate candidates Linda McMahon (R) and Richard Blumenthal (D); Pervez Musharraf, ex-president of Pakistan; Christine Lagarde, French Finance Minister; PBS’ Tavis Smiley, and Amy Walter and George Will of ABC News.

Bloomberg’s Political Capital with Al Hunt: Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.).

CBS Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer: Obama advisor David Axelrod; Ed Gillespie, chairman of the Republican State Leadership Committee.

CNN GPS with Fareed Zakaria: Authors Steven Rattner, Richard Brookhiser, Robert Caro and Peggy Noonan; Charles Postel, San Francisco State University.


CNN State of the Union with Candy Crowley: Reps. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.); former CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden; Whit Ayres, Republican strategist; Celinda Lake, Democratic pollster.

Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: Reps. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.); Karl Rove and Joe Trippi with panel of Bill Kristol, Juan Williams, Nina Easton and Dana Perino.

NBC Meet the Press with David Gregory: Illinois Senate candidates Alexi Giannoulias (D) and Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.); Noonan and Joe Klein.

-- Andrew Malcolm

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