By Jamie Klatell - 05/21/11 12:58 PM EDT
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 RyanFormer GOP senator: I’d back Trump but not Cruz as nominee House GOP reignites push for budget plan GOP chairman: Our ObamaCare alternative coming before July 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.
Likely Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain will be on "Fox News Sunday," as will Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellOvernight Finance: House rejects financial adviser rule; Obama rebukes Sanders on big banks Senators roll out changes to criminal justice bill Sanders is most popular senator, according to constituent poll 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 DurbinDick DurbinElizabeth Warren stumps, raises funds for Duckworth Senators roll out changes to criminal justice bill Let the Democratic veepstakes begin 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.