Sunday show preview: A Gingrich encore and the changing Middle East

Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) makes his return to the Sunday airwaves on CBS' "Face the Nation" this week. Gingrich sparked an uproar with comments he made on NBC last Sunday about fellow Republican Paul RyanPaul RyanGOP rep: Virginia defeat 'a referendum' on Trump administration After Texas shooting, lawmakers question whether military has systemic reporting problem Pence: Praying 'takes nothing away' from trying to figure out causes behind mass shooting MORE's budget plan. After blaming the media for Gingrich's answers, his campaign signed him up to give it another run on a similar show on a different broadcast network.

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Ryan, the House Budget chairman, will be on this week's edition of "Meet the Press." He's sure to get questioned about Gingrich's appearance, as well as the budget and the debt ceiling.

Likely Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain will be on "Fox News Sunday," as will Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell expects Paul to return to Senate next week Former Hill staff calls for mandatory harassment training Gaming the odds of any GOP tax bill getting signed into law MORE (R-Ky.).

ABC's "This Week" takes a different tack. King Abdullah II of Jordan will be on to talk about the Middle East peace process and the Arab Spring. George Mitchell, who recently resigned special envoy for Middle East Peace, will also appear.

CNN's "State of the Union" will feature Senate Majority Whip Dick DurbinRichard (Dick) Joseph DurbinDems mull big changes after Brazile bombshell After Texas shooting, lawmakers question whether military has systemic reporting problem Bipartisan group of lawmakers aim to reform US sugar program MORE (D-Ill.), a member of the shrinking Gang of Six budget negotiating group. Then Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) and Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) will talk intelligence gathering and Middle East policy.

This post was updated at 11:50 a.m.