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October 20, 2019

  • Representative Jim Himes (read more)
  • Representative Will Hurd (read more)
  • Retired General Raymond "Tony" Thomas (read more)
  • Michael Morell and William Burns (read more)
  • Panelists Susan Davis, Jamal Simmons, Michael Steel and Paula Reid 

October 13, 2019

  • Secretary of Defense Mark Esper (read more)
  • Representative Adam Schiff (read more)
  • Senator Ted Cruz (read more)
  • Representative Adam Kinzinger (read more)
  • CBS News' Elections and Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto (read more)
  • Panelists: Toluse Olorunnipa, Gerald Seib and Amy Walter 

October 6, 2019

  • Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri
  • Rep. Jim Himes, D-Connecticut,
  • Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Eliot Engel, D-New York
  • Bob Woodward and Peter Baker
  • Panelists: Ramesh Ponnuru, Susan Page, Julie Hirschfeld Davis Jamelle Bouie 

September 29, 2019

  • Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.
  • Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn.
  • Rudy Giuliani
  • Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas
  • Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala.
  • Panelists: Paula Reid, Michael Morell, Rachael Bade, Adam Entous 

September 22, 2019

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
  • Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif
  • Former Secretary of State John Kerry
  • Panelists: Ben Domenech, Radhika Jones, David Sanger, Lanhee Chen

September 15, 2019

  • Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.
  • Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.
  • Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli
  • Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
  • Former U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power
  • CBS News Climate & Weather Contributor Jeff Berardelli

September 8, 2019

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
  • Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis 
  • Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del.
  • Garrett Graff, "The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11"
  • CBS News Elections & Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto
  • CBS News Foreign Correspondent Charlie D'Agata in Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Panelists: Jamal Simmons, David Frum, Michael Crowley and Laura Barron-Lopez

September 1, 2019

  • Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan
  • 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Beto O'Rourke
  • Former FEMA Administrator Brock Long
  • CBS This Morning Lead National Correspondent David Begnaud
  • CBS News Climate & Weather Contributor Jeff Berardelli
  • CBS News Correspondent Mark Strassmann
  • CBS News Correspondent Holly Williams
  • Panelists: David Nakamura, Salena Zito, Sahil Kapur and Shane Harris

August 25, 2019

  • National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow
  • Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.
  • 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.
  • President & CEO of Business Roundtable Joshua Bolten
  • CBS News Elections and Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto
  • Panelists: Michael Graham, Anne Gearan and Joshua Johnson

August 18, 2019

  • Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V.
  • White House trade adviser Peter Navarro
  • 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang
  • CBS News Asia Correspondent Ramy Inocencio
  • CBS News Correspondent Seth Doane
  • Panelists: Nancy Youssef, Dan Balz, Antjuan Seawright, Leslie Sanchez

August 11, 2019

  • Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg
  • House Republican Whip Steve Scalise 
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. 
  • Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo. 
  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.
  • Panelists: Ed O'Keefe, Shawna Thomas and Gerald Seib

August 4, 2019

  • Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio
  • Beto O'Rourke
  • Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas
  • Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.
  • CBS News Correspondent Janet Shamlian
  • CBS News Correspondent Dean Reynolds
  • Panelists: Susan Page, Amy Walter, Jeffrey Goldberg and David Nakamura

July 28, 2019

  • Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney
  • Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va.
  • 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Julián Castro
  • 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Marianne Williamson
  • CBS News National Security Correspondent David Martin
  • Panelists: Michael Crowley, Eliana Johnson, Joel Payne, and Ed O'Keefe

July 21, 2019

  • Vice President Mike Pence and CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent Major Garrett
  • Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo.
  • Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.
  • Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.
  • CBS News Elections and Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto and CBS News Political Correspondent Ed O'Keefe
  • Panelists: Rachael Bade, Lanhee Chen, Jamelle Bouie, Paula Reid

July 14, 2019

  • Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan
  • Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.
  • Former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson
  • NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine
  • Historian Douglas Brinkley, author of "American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race"
  • Panelists: Ben Domenech, Toluse Olorunnipa, and Kelsey Snell

July 7, 2019

  • Ken Cuccinelli, Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del.
  • 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate John Delaney
  • Glen Johnson, author of "Window Seat on the World"
  • Panelists: Jamelle Bouie, Susan Page, Michael Gerson, and David Nakamura

June 30, 2019

  • National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.
  • 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.
  • 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Beto O'Rourke
  • CBS News White House Correspondent Weijia Jiang
  • Former CIA Deputy Director and CBS News Senior National Security Contributor Michael Morell and Jean Lee, Director of the Korea Center at The Wilson Center
  • Panelists: Edward Wong, Shannon Pettypiece, Ramesh Ponnuru, and Antjuan Seawright

June 23, 2019

  • Vice President Mike Pence
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.
  • Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif.
  • Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash.
  • Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas
  • Panelists: Salena Zito and Jamal Simmons

June 16, 2019

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
  • Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.
  • Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.
  • South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, D-Ind.
  • CBS News Elections & Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto
  • Panelists: Amy Walter, Leslie Sanchez, and Antjuan Seawright

June 9, 2019

  • Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.
  • Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.
  • Gov. Steve Bullock, D-Mont.
  • Mexican Ambassador Martha Bárcena Coqui
  • Panelists: Karen Tumulty, David Nakamura, Mark Landler and Kelsey Snell

June 2, 2019

  • Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia
  • Sen. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana
  • Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V.
  • British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt
  • Panelists: Jan Crawford, Jamal Simmons, Susan Page, and Ramesh Ponnuru

May 26, 2019

  • Beto O'Rourke
  • Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas
  • Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc.
  • Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.
  • Panelists: Ed O'Keefe, Joel Payne, and Molly Ball

May 19, 2019

  • Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan
  • Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.
  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.
  • Author David Maraniss
  • Panelists: Peter Baker, Kristen Soltis Anderson, Jamelle Bouie, and Edward Wong

May 12, 2019

  • Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
  • Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo.
  • Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates
  • Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson
  • Panelists: Susan Glasser and David Nakamura

May 5, 2019

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
  • Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.
  • Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga.
  • Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif.
  • Panelists: Byron York, Shawna Thomas, Michael Crowley, and Rachael Bade

April 28, 2019

  • Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.
  • Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La.
  • Trump Campaign Manager Brad Parscale
  • Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif
  • CBS News Correspondent Jonathan Vigliotti
  • Panelists: Lanhee Chen, Jamal Simmons, Amy Walter, and Mark Landler

April 21, 2019

  • Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. 
  • Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah
  • Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.
  • Book panel: Lynne Olson, Susan Page, Evan Thomas
  • Robert Caro
  • CBS News Senior Foreign Correspondent Elizabeth Palmer

April 7, 2019

  • Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y.
  • Rudy Giuliani
  • Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio
  • Larry Kudlow
  • Panelists: Ben Domenech, David Nakamura, Molly Ball and Amy Walter

March 31, 2019

  • Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont
  • Sen. Rick Scott, R-Florida
  • 2020 Panelists: Ed O'Keefe, Jamal Simmons, Caitlin Huey-Burns, and Jamelle Bouie
  • Political Panelists: Jamelle Bouie, Jonah Goldberg, Anna Palmer, and Kelsey Snell

March 24, 2019

  • Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif. 
  • Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio
  • Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y.
  • Panelists: Susan Davis, Ed O'Keefe, Jonathan Turley, Paula Reid
  • Retired Gen. John Allen, president of the Brookings Institution
  • Charlie D'Agata, CBS News foreign correspondent

March 17, 2019

  • Mick Mulvaney, acting White House chief of staff
  • Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.
  • Preet Bharara, former U.S. attorney and author of "Doing Justice"
  • Ed O'Keefe, CBS News political correspondent
  • Panelists: Jamal Simmons, Amy Walter, Ramesh Ponnuru, Mark Landler
  • James Brown, CBS News special correspondent

March 10, 2019

  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. 
  • Ed O'Keefe, CBS News political correspondent
  • Sen. John Kennedy, R-La.
  • John Hickenlooper, former governor of Colorado
  • Andrew McCabe, former FBI deputy director
  • William Burns, former deputy secretary of state
  • Panelists: David Frum, Susan Glasser, Toluse Olorunnipa, and Gerald Seib

March 3, 2019

  • John Bolton, White House national security adviser
  • Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.
  • Charlie D'Agata, CBS News correspondent
  • Hoda Muthana, 24-year-old former "ISIS bride"
  • Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala.
  • Panelists: Jeffrey Goldberg, Paula Reid, David Sanger, David Nakamura

February 24, 2019

  • Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo. 
  • Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass. 
  • Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., and Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash.
  • Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.
  • Panelists: Ben Domenech, Susan Page, Jamal Simmons, Edward Wong
  • Seth Doane, CBS News correspondent

February 17, 2019

  • Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. 
  • Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del.
  • Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas
  • Panelists: Rachael Bade, David Nakamura, Leslie Sanchez, and Eugene Scott
  • Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, author of "Beyond Charlottesville"

February 10, 2019

  • Gov. Ralph Northam, D-Va.
  • Rep. Jennifer Wexton, D-Va.
  • Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va.
  • Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C.
  • Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs
  • Panelists: Jamelle Bouie, Jonah Goldberg, Margaret Talev, and Ed O'Keefe

February 3, 2019  

  • President Donald Trump 
  • James Brown, CBS News special correspondent 
  • Panelists: Jason Gay, Dana Jacobson, and Jarrett Bell 

January 27, 2019 

  • Mick Mulvaney, acting White House chief of staff 
  • Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine 
  • Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. 
  • Panelists: Ramesh Ponnuru, Molly Ball, David Sanger, Shawna Thomas 
  • Mayors Michael Passero and Dee Margo 

January 20, 2019 

  • Vice President Mike Pence 
  • Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif. 
  • Sen. John Kennedy, R-La. 
  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. 
  • Charlie D'Agata, CBS News foreign correspondent 
  • Brett McGurk, former special presidential envoy 
  • Jason Rezaian, author of "Prisoner"

January 13, 2019 

  • Mike Pompeo, secretary of state
  • Kevin McCarthy, House minority leader
  • Julián Castro, Democratic presidential candidate 
  • Jeh Johnson, former homeland security secretary 
  • Panelists: Michael Crowley, Jeffrey Goldberg, David Nakamura, Seung Min Kim

January 6, 2019 

  • Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.
  • Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.
  • Reps. Colin Allred, D-Texas; Jahana Hayes, D-Conn.; Max Rose, D-N.Y.; and Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J.
  • Panelists: Dan Balz, Ed O'Keefe, Shannon Pettypiece, Mark Landler 
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