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 SessionsSessions: Some judges ‘using the law to advance an agenda’ Sessions on Flynn: ‘You don’t catch everything’ House panel refers Clinton server company for prosecution 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 McConnellStudy: Trump tops recent GOP presidents in signing bills in first 100 days Senate passes stopgap funding bill to avert shutdown Let’s never talk about a government shutdown — ever again MORE and Sen. Chuck SchumerCharles SchumerReagan's 'voodoo economics' are precisely what America needs When political opportunity knocked, Jason Chaffetz never failed to cash in Yes, blame Obama for the sorry state of the Democratic Party 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 FeinsteinDemocrats exploring lawsuit against Trump Overnight Finance: Dems explore lawsuit against Trump | Full-court press for Trump tax plan | Clock ticks down to spending deadline Comey to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee 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.