"Face the Nation" transcripts 2013
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May 19, 2013
Guests include: White House Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and Associated Press President and CEO Gary Pruitt. Plus, a panel with New York Times' David Sanger, POLITICO's Lois Romano, The Washington Post's Dan Balz and CBS News Political Director John Dickerson.
May 12, 2013
Guests include: Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Sens. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and Richard Durbin, D-Ill., Amb. Thomas Pickering, and CBS News investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson. Plus, a special Mother's Day interview with acclaimed poet and author Maya Angelou.
May 5, 2013
Guests include: Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Md. Plus, the changing face of sports with Billie Jean King, Martina Navratilova, Brendon Ayanbadejo, Esera Tuaolo, Ted Leonsis, Domonique Foxworth, Chris Stone and William Rhoden.
April 28, 2013
Guests include: Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., along with CBS News correspondents John Miller and Bob Orr. Plus, a panel featuring CBS News' Clarissa Ward, John Dickerson, and Norah O'Donnell, joined by Harvard's David Gergen and the Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan.
April 21, 2013
Guests include: Gov. Deval Patrick, D-Mass., Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis, CBS News' John Miller and Bob Orr, Rep. Mike McCaul, R-Texas, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, and former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge, and Blackstone founder Stephen Schwarzman. Plus a conversation on gun control with Newtown family members Neil Heslin, Carlee Soto and Erica Lafferty.
April 14, 2013
Guests include Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Joe Manchin, D-W.V., and Pat Toomey, R-Penn., along with Americans for Responsible Solutions' Mark Kelly; plus, a panel featuring David Ignatius of the Washington Post, David Sanger of the New York Times, Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report, and CBS News political director John Dickerson.
April 7, 2013
Guests include Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright; plus, "Escape from Camp 14" author Blaine Harden, Wall Street Journal's Gerald Seib and CBS news correspondents Major Garrett, Nancy Cordes and Margaret Brennan.
March 31, 2013
Guests include Archbishop Timothy Dolan, Bishop Mariann Budde of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, Imam Suhaib Webb of the Islamic Society of Boston, Bishop Harry Jackson of the International Communion of Evangelical Churches, and Rabbi David Wolpe of Sinai Temple in Beverly Hills. Then, we'll turn to history and politics with Amity Shlaes, author of the acclaimed biography of Calvin Coolidge; Jeffrey Frank, who chronicled the odd relationship between Eisenhower and Nixon in "Ike and Dick; World War II historian Lynn Olson of "Those Angry Days" on Roosevelt's battle with Charles Lindbergh, and Paul Reed who wrote "The Last Lion," about Winston Churchill during World War II.
March 24, 2013
Guests include NFL Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo, who participates in a panel on same sex marriage including Evan Wolfson of Freedom to Marry, Austin Nimocks of the Alliance Defending Freedom, conservative David Frum of the Daily Beast and Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council. Then, House Intelligence Committee Mike Rogers in a foreign policy panel including New York Times columnist Tom Friedman, Time Magazine's Bobby Ghosh, and CBS News Foreign Correspondent Clarissa Ward. Finally, political analysis from CBS News Chief Legal Correspondent Jan Crawford and CBS News Political Director John Dickerson.
March 17, 2013
Guests include House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, and a foreign policy panel featuring David Sanger of the New York Times, Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute, David Rohde of Reuters, and Richard Haass, head of the Council on Foreign Relations.
March 10, 2013
Guests include New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. Plus, a political roundtable with CBS News Political Director John Dickerson and the Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan, and a panel on the search for the next pope, featuring Noonan, The Washington Post's Sally Quinn, Vanity Fair's Carl Bernstein, and author Greg Tobin.
March 3, 2013
Guests include Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Richard Durbin, D-Ill., along with Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, and the Washington Post's Bob Woodward. Plus, a panel featuring Woodward, CBS News Political Director John Dickerson, Time Magazine's Rana Foroohar, and David Sanger of the New York Times.
February 24, 2013
Guests include Education Sec. Arne Duncan, Sens. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and Govs. Martin O'Malley, D-Md., Bob McDonnell, R-Va., John Hickenlooper, D-Colo., and Jan Brewer, R-Ariz. Plus, a panel on the connection between video games and gun violence, with Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Penn., National Mental Health Alliance executive director Michael Fitzpatrick, Parents Television Council head Tim Winters, former FBI profiler Mary Ellen O'Toole and Texas A&M International psychology professor Chris Ferguson.
February 17, 2013
Guests include White House chief of staff Denis McDonough, Newark Democratic Mayor Cory Booker, former Gov. Haley Barbour, R-Miss., Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl, and Time Magazine senior science editor Jeffrey Kluger. Plus, a foreign policy panel featuring David Ignatius of the Washington Post, Tom Ricks of Foreign Policy Magazine, and CBS State Department correspondent Margaret Brennan, and a political roundtable featuring the Cook Political Report's Amy Walter, Michael Gerson of the Washington Post, and CBS Political Director John Dickerson.
February 10, 2013
Guests include Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Jack Reed, D-R.I., Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., Woodrow Wilson Center's Jane Harman, CSIS senior fellow James Lewis and CBS News' Bob Orr; plus, a political roundtable with David Leonhardt and Kevin Merida.
February 3, 2013
Guests include NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, CBS NFL analyst Jim Nantz, CBS NFL analyst Shannon Sharpe, and former NFL quarterback Phil Simms.
January 27, 2013
Guests include Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Cal., New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and a panel featuring Obama 2012 deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter, Romney adviser Kevin Madden, David Ignatius of the Washington Post, and David Sanger of the New York Times.
January 20, 2013
Guests include White House senior adviser David Plouffe, Condoleezza Rice, Bob Woodward, Dee Dee Myers, Peggy Noonan, a panel on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., featuring Taylor Branch, Dr. James Peterson, and former LBJ aide Joe Califano, and finally, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and his twin brother, Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Tex.
January 13, 2013
Guests include Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., former commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan Stanley McChrystal, Democratic Mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Amy Walter and John Dickerson.
January 6, 2013
Guests include Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Penn., Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., and Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz. Plus, panelists David Sanger and Rana Foroohar.
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