The rollout of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan will dominate the Sunday airwaves this weekend.
A bevy of influential Senators will hit the talk show circuit to start framing the debate surrounding Kagan's nomination.
ABC's "This Week" scores the biggest interviews, landing both Sen. Pat Leahy (D-Vt.) and Sen. Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsTaiwan lobby scores victory with Trump call Sharpton pressures Dems on Trump nominees Trump allies warn: No compromise on immigration MORE (R-Ala.), the chairman and ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, respectively.
Both had the chance to speak with Kagan privately this week. Sessions has previously been critical of Kagan's attempt to bar military recruiters from the campus of Harvard Law School when she served as dean. Will he soften his tone at all?
On NBC's "Meet the Press," David Gregory will talk to Minority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellGOP eager to see Harry Reid go Overnight Healthcare: Hospitals plot attack against ObamaCare repeal Republicans tie Trump's Defense pick to funding fight MORE and Sen. Chuck SchumerCharles SchumerDems press Trump to support ‘Buy America’ provision in water bill Overnight Finance: Trump takes victory lap at Carrier plant | House passes 'too big to fail' revamp | Trump econ team takes shape Anti-Defamation League: Ellison's past remarks about Israel 'disqualifying' MORE (D-N.Y.), a member of the Judiciary Committee.
Look for McConnell's comments to serve as a barometer of how his caucus is responding to the Kagan nomination.
Two more members of the Judiciary Committee, Sens. Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinOvernight Energy: Senate Dems set to fight water bill White House could make 'torture' report public, says Intel Dem Top Intel Dem: Congress 'far from consensus' on encryption MORE (D-Calif.) and Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), will square off on "Face the Nation."
CNN's "State of the Union" will depart from the Supreme Court talk and focus instead on electoral politics. Candy Crowley will speak separately with Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) and Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Pa.) about their heated primary in Pennsylvania.
Finally, Fox News's Chris Wallace will sit down with former First Lady Laura Bush to chat about her upcoming memoir.