Politics & Policy

February 5, 2006

Boehner Day

Fox News Sunday

House Majority Leader John Boehner

National Intelligence Deputy Director Gen. Michael Hayden

Boehner Day II

Meet the Press

House Majority Leader John Boehner

Sen. Arlen Specter (R., Pa.)

John Harwood of the Wall Street Journal

Ron Brownstein of the Los Angeles Times

Jeff in Session

Face the Nation

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.)

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D., Vt.)

Listening In

This Week

National Intelligence Deputy Director Gen. Michael Hayden

RNC Chair Ken Mehlman

Having a Bowl

Late Edition

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D., Calif.)

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R., Calif.)

Ex-Iraq Prime Minister Iyad Allawi

Saudi Ambassador Prince Turki Al-Faisal

Pittsburgh Mayor Bob O’Connor

Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels

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