Political Talk Show Transcripts

Tuesday, May 31, 2005
Larry King Live: Former President George H.W. Bush, Former First Lady Barbara Bush
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
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
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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