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Sunday, October 21, 2012

Sunday Breakfast Menu, Oct. 21

Sunday's Breakfast MenuStephen Crowley/The New York Times

With about two weeks and one debate left, the presidential race is in the home stretch. This week Senator Marco Rubio visits the Sunday shows on behalf of the Romney campaign, discussing the role of his home state of Florida in the election. He will make appearances on ABC's “This Week,” NBC's “Meet the Press” and CBS's “Face the Nation.”

Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago, President Obama's former chief of staff, will join Mr. Rubio on ABC to talk about the race. The program will feature a panel with Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee; Ralph Reed, a co-founder and the chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition; and Van Jones, a former White House adviser.

David Axelrod, Mr . Obama's senior adviser, and Senator Rob Portman, Florida Republican and Mitt Romney's debate partner, will appear on NBC to weigh in on the final presidential debate, which is on Monday.

Stephanie Cutter, Mr. Obama's deputy campaign manager, and Kevin Madden, Mr. Romney's senior adviser, will talk be on CBS.

Bill Richardson, former New Mexico governor and ambassador to the United Nations, and Newt Gingrich, former House speaker and presidential candidate, will be on CNN's “State of the Union” to discuss the final debate, which will focus on foreign policy. Also, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia Democrat, and Tom Davis, former Virginia representative, will discuss whether Mr. Obama can win Virginia.

In addition, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Republican of Washington, and Representative Donna Edwards, Democrat of Maryland, will join a panel to weigh in on the fight for women voters.

“Fox News Sunday” is focused on the Sept. 11 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, bringing in Senator Richard J. Durbin of Illinois, the No. 2 Democrat in the Senate and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Senator Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican and a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Also on Fox: Frank Newport, editor in chief of Gallup.

Senator Michael Bennet, Colorado Democrat, is on Bloomberg's “Political Capital,” and Representative Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, will be on C-Span's “Newsmakers” to talk about the looming fiscal cliff.

Among its other guests, Univision's “Al Punto” has Representative David Rivera, Republican of Florida, and his Democratic challenger this November, Joe Garcia.

And David Harewood, actor on Showtime's hit show “Homeland,” is on TV One's “Washington Watch.”