This week Newark Mayor Cory Booker filed papers to run in the 2014 U.S. Senate race in New Jersey. He’s seeking fellow Democrat Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s seat. But 88-year-old Lautenberg has not indicated any plans to retire from the Senate. So for now we’re looking at a powerhouse Democratic primary fight.
MEET THE PRESS — Guests: Former Secretary of State Colin Powell; Mayor Cory Booker of Newark, N.J.; former Gov. Haley Barbour, R-Miss.
THIS WEEK — Guests: Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.; former Gov. Jon Huntsman, R-Utah.
NEWSMAKERS — Guest: Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., the new Democratic Caucus chairman.
FACE THE NATION — Guests: Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Joe Manchin, D-W.V.; retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal; Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
STATE OF UNION — Topics: Gun control, politics. Guests: David Keene, president of the National Rifle Association; Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn.; Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V.; Jon Huntsman, former Utah governor and former Republican presidential candidate; Reps. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.
FOX NEWS SUNDAY — Guests: Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H.; Neera Tanden, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress; Larry Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners of America. Power player: Tim Geithners wife, Carole Geithner, author of “If Only.