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 SessionsDemocrats expected to delay Sessions vote Overnight Regulation: Trump aims to cut regs by 75 percent | Issues federal hiring freeze AT&T beefs up lobbying after merger proposal 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 McConnellOvernight Finance: Trump takes US out of Pacific trade deal | WH says Trump has left his businesses | Lobbyists expect boom times McConnell to Dems: Work with us on GOP's 'formidable' challenges McCain: Trump's withdrawal from TPP a 'serious mistake' MORE and Sen. Chuck SchumerCharles SchumerSchumer to GOP: Push back against Trump's 'alternative facts' McConnell to Dems: Work with us on GOP's 'formidable' challenges Democrats and the boycott of Trump's inauguration 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 expected to delay Sessions vote Justice requires higher standard than Sessions Senate to vote Friday on Trump's defense picks 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.