Political Talk Show Transcripts

Tuesday, May 31, 2005
Larry King Live: Former President George H.W. Bush, Former First Lady Barbara Bush
Hardball:
Evan Thomas, Richard Ben-Veniste, G. Gordon Liddy | More on 'Deep Throat'
NewsHour: John O'Connor, Author of the Vanity Fair Article; Michael Putzel, Former Associated Press Watergate Correspondent; Former Nixon Advisor David Gergen
Hugh Hewitt Show: Senators John Ensign, Rick Santorum, Jim Talent

Monday, May 30, 2005
Larry King Live: Interview With Dick Cheney, Lynne Cheney
Special Report: Former Senator Bob Dole Shares His Memories from the Battlefield

Sunday, May 29, 2005
Meet the Press: Former Sen. Nunn, (D-Ga.); Sen. Lugar, (R-Ind.); Former Gov. Kean, (R-N.J.); Former Rep. Hamilton, (D-Ind.); Former Sen. Thompson, (R-Tenn.)
Fox News Sunday: Gen. Richard Myers | Sen. Chris Dodd
Face the Nation: General Richard Myers; Rep. Tom Davis, (R-VA); John Feintstein, Sports Writer and Author; Colbert King, Washington Post
Late Edition: Interview With Sen. John McCain; Behind the Lines

Saturday, May 28, 2005
McLaughlin Group: Patrick Buchanan, MSNBC; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Tony Blankley, Washington Times; Jay Carney, Time Magazine
Capital Gang: Showdown Over Filibustering President Bush's Judicial Nominees Averted By 14 Senators; House Approves Bill Extending Federal Funding of Stem Cell Research
Beltway Boys: Ups and Downs

Friday, May 27, 2005
NewsHour: David Brooks and Mark Shields Discuss the Vote to Delay Bolton's Nomination, the Senate Compromise on Justices, and the Stem Cell Bill

Thursday, May 26, 2005
Inside Politics: Interview with Sen. Hillary Clinton
Hugh Hewitt Show: Interview with Washington Post's Dana Milbank
Hardball: Sens. Richard Shelby, Jon Corzine

Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Hannity & Colmes: Dr. James Dobson Reacts to the Senate Compromise Deal
Hardball: Senators Chuck Schumer, John Warner
Lou Dobbs Tonight: Interviews with Ann Coulter and Kitty Kelley

Tuesday, May 24, 2005
Special Report: Sen. John Warner on Nuclear Option
NewsHour: Senators Jeff Sessions, Charles Schumer, Lincoln Chafee, and Ben Nelson Talk About What the Compromise Will Mean for the Future of Judicial Nominations
Hardball: Sens. Joseph Biden, Trent Lott on the Bipartisan Deal | Sen. George Allen
Inside Politics: Howard Dean Interview; Senator Graham Discusses Senate Compromise

Monday, May 23, 2005
Hardball: Senators Lindsey Graham, Mark Pryor, Susan Collins, John McCain on the Filibuster Deal in the Senate | Sen. McCain on Running for President
Hannity & Colmes: Former Federal Judge Pickering on the Judicial Nominees Battle
NewsHour: Reps. Diana DeGette and Mike Pence Debate the Stem Cell Bill

Sunday, May 22, 2005
Meet the Press: Howard Dean, Chairman of the Democratic Party
Fox News Sunday: Sen. John McCain | Stem Cell Debate
Face the Nation: Sen. Mitch McConnell, (R-KY); Sen. Richard Durbin, (D-IL); David Brooks, New York Times; Jan Crawford Greenburg, Chicago Tribune
Late Edition: Hamid Karzai; Sens. Graham, Nelson; Barham Salih
Weekend Live: Interview With Hamid Karzai

Saturday, May 21, 2005
McLaughlin Group: Patrick Buchanan, MSNBC; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Tony Blankley, Washington Times; Bill Press, MSNBC
Capital Gang: A Look at Battle Over Judges and Filibusters
Beltway Boys: Hot Stories

Friday, May 20, 2005
FOX News: Laura Bush 'Glad' Newsweek Retracted Koran Story
NewsHour: Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif Talks About Recent Developments in His Country and Throughout the Middle East | Shields and Brooks
Hannity & Colmes: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Talks with Alan
Hardball: Interview with Colin Powell

Thursday, May 19, 2005
Hardball: Sens. Ben Nelson, Sam Brownback
Hannity & Colmes: Interview with Judge Robert Bork

Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Hugh Hewitt Show: ABC News' Terry Moran on Newsweek vs. the White House
Wolf Blitzer Reports: Sens. Hatch, Schumer Debate the Filibuster in the Senate
Hardball: Sen. Jon Corzine, Sen. Orrin Hatch, John Breaux, C. Boyden Gray

Special Report: How Can You Tell When Polls Are Biased?

Tuesday, May 17, 2005
Hugh Hewitt Show: Jay Rosen and Glenn Reynolds Discuss the Newsweek Story
Hardball: Sen. Coleman, George Galloway Talk About the Oil-for-Food Investigation
O'Reilly Factor: Gov. Mitt Romney on Gay Marriage

Monday, May 16, 2005
NewsHour: Interview with Newsweek Editor Mark Whitaker
Inside Politics: Interview with Sen. Lott; Rep. Wexler Talks Social Security
O'Reilly Factor: Rep. Barney Frank Sticks Up for Tom DeLay

Sunday, May 15, 2005
Meet the Press: Ahmed Nazif, Prime Minister of Egypt; David Broder, Washington Post; Paul Gigot, Wall Street Journal; Katty Kay, BBC; Eugene Robinson, Washington Post
Fox News Sunday: Senate Whips | Stephen Hadley
Face the Nation: Sen. Edward Kennedy, (D-MA); Elisabeth Bumiller, New York Times; Colbert King, Washington Post
Late Edition:
Stephen Hadley; Sens. Lugar, Biden; Hoshyar Zebari

Saturday, May 14, 2005
McLaughlin Group: Patrick Buchanan, MSNBC; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Tony Blankley, Washington Times; Mort Zuckerman, U.S. News & World Report
Capital Gang: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Holds Final Debate on John Bolton; President Bush Ruffles Russian Feathers
Beltway Boys: Hot Stories

Friday, May 13, 2005
Hugh Hewitt Show: Fred Barnes and Mort Kondracke
on the Filibuster and Base Closings
NewsHour: Mark Shields and David Brooks Discuss John Bolton's Nomination as U.S. Ambassador to the UN and the Senate's Standoff Over Judicial Nominees

Thursday, May 12, 2005
NewsHour:
Sens. Coleman, Dodd Talk About Bolton's Nomination
Your World: Interview with House Speaker Dennis Hastert

Wednesday, May 11, 2005
Larry King Live: Interview with Condoleezza Rice
NewsHour: Judge Charles Pickering and Judge James Wynn Talk About Their Experiences with the Nomination and Confirmation Process

Tuesday, May 10, 2005
Inside Politics: Sens. Orrin Hatch, Patrick Leahy on Confirming Judges
Your World: Judge Charles Pickering on the Battle Over His Judicial Candidacy

Monday, May 9, 2005
Inside Politics: Sens. Chuck Hagel, Ben Nelson; Former Sen. Zell Miller
Hannity & Colmes: Scott Schiavo Speaks Out

Sunday, May 8, 2005
Meet the Press: Gary Schroen, Former Senior CIA Agent, Author; Political Strategists James Carville and Mary Matalin
Fox News Sunday: Gov. Schwarzenegger | Sens. Allen, Schumer
Face the Nation: Sen. Dick Lugar (R-IN); Sen. Joseph Biden (D-DE); Michael Duffy, Time Magazine; Mike Allen, Washington Post
Late Edition: Mohamed ElBaradei; Sens. Pat Roberts (R-KS), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA); Mikhail Saakashvili

Saturday, May 7, 2005
McLaughlin Group: Patrick Buchanan, MSNBC; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Tony Blankley, Washington Times; Mort Zuckerman, U.S. News & World Report
Capital Gang: What Has Been Accomplished in President Bush's Second Term? A Military Judge Throws out PFC Lynndie England's Guilty Plea
Beltway Boys: Hot Stories

Friday, May 6, 2005
Kudlow & Company: Roger L. Simon, Glenn Reynolds, Charles Johnson
Hannity & Colmes: The Schindler Family Speaks Out
NewsHour:
David Brooks, Mark Shields, Alec Russell Talk About the Reelection of British Prime Minister Tony Blair and His Party's Diminished Majority

Thursday, May 5, 2005
Hardball: Christopher Hitchens, Marie Cocco, Donald Hansen, Paola Boivin, Don Nickles, Bob Graham, Joe Trippi
O'Reilly Factor: Richard Chesnoff on the French Connection

Wednesday, May 4, 2005
Hannity & Colmes: Ann Coulter on Hecklers

Tuesday, May 3, 2005
Hannity & Colmes: Madeleine Albright Speaks Out
Inside Politics: Phase II of Bush's Social Security Roadshow

Monday, May 2, 2005
Special Report: Is Blair's Re-Election Campaign in Trouble?
Hardball: Discussion of President Bush's First 100 Days

Sunday, May 1, 2005
Meet the Press: Andrew Card, White House Chief of Staff; Sen. George Allen, R-Va.; Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn
Fox News Sunday: Chief of Staff Andrew Card | Sen. Patrick Leahy
Face the Nation: Sen. Chuck Hagel, (R-NE); Rep. Sam Brownback, (R-KS); Sen. Dick Durbin; Karen Tumulty, Times Magazine
Late Edition: Andrew Card; Sens. Levin, Coleman; Mowaffak Al-Rubaie


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