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Saturday, November 3, 2012

Sunday Breakfast Menu, Nov. 4

Sunday's Breakfast MenuStephen Crowley/The New York Times

As President Obama and Mitt Romney make their closing arguments to voters, the Sunday shows are packed with advisers, strategists and pollsters offering a preview of the final days of the presidential race and speculating on what Election Day may hold.

David Plouffe, senior adviser to Mr. Obama's campaign, and Ed Gillespie, senior adviser to Mr. Romney's campaign, will appear on ABC's “This Week” to talk about the end of the race, including the impact of October's jobs report and Hurricane Sandy.

Mr. Plouffe will also appear on NBC's “Meet the Press” along with Representative Eric Cantor of Virginia, the House majority leader. The program will also feature a panel that includes Mayor Cory Booker of Newark and Mike Murphy, the Republican s trategist who has advised Mr. Romney.

On “Fox News Sunday,” Rich Beeson, Mr. Romney's political director, and David Axelrod, Mr. Obama's senior campaign adviser, will weigh in on the campaign. Then Karl Rove, former White House adviser, and Joe Trippi, Democratic strategist, will share their thoughts during a panel discussion.

Mr. Axelrod and Mr. Gillespie will also represent their candidates on Univision's “Al Punto” on Sunday.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago, Mr. Obama's former chief of staff, and Senator Rob Portman of Ohio, an adviser to Mr. Romney, are scheduled to appear on CNN's “State of the Union.” Plus, Haley Barbour, former Mississippi governor and Republican National Committee chairman, and Steve Elmendorf, Democratic strategist and deputy campaign manager of Senator John Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign, join CNN's panel.

Keeping out the campaigns, CBS's “Face the Nation” focuses on analyzing the race with two packed panel s. First, on politics: David Gergen, former White House adviser and director of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University; Dee Dee Myers, former White House press secretary and contributing editor to Vanity Fair; The Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan; National Journal's Rich Lowrey; and CBS's John Dickerson.

Then CBS hosts a discussion of Election Day by the numbers, featuring Anna Greenberg, Democratic pollster; Leslie Sanchez, Republican strategist; Stu Rothenberg, editor of the Rothenberg Political Report; Larry J. Sabato, director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia; and CBS's Anthony Salvanto.

Bloomberg's “Political Capital” has Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, and Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts.

Gov. Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania is on C-Span's “Newsmakers.”

Telemundo's Spanish-language public affairs program, “Enfoque,” features its own political analysts along with Adolfo Franco, a spokesman for the Romney campaign; Carlos M. Gutierrez, former commerce secretary; Maria Echaveste, former White House deputy chief of staff; and Representative Xavier Becerra, Democrat of California.

And TV One's “Washington Watch” will have Hilda L. Solis, labor secretary, and Hilary Shelton, the N.A.A.C.P.'s senior vice president, discussing the final days of the election, including the jobs report and voter suppression.