Sunday show preview: Jobs talk dominates the campaign trail

Obama's return to the campaign trail on a three-day Midwest bus tour, the intensifying Republican primary fight and growing concerns about the economy will be the big topics on this week's Sunday morning talk shows.

David Axelrod, senior strategist for President Obama's reelection campaign will kick off the weekend shows when he sits down with Candy Crowley on CNN's State of the Union. Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-Va.) head of the Republican Governors Association and Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-Md.) will also square off on CNN.

Axelrod will also appear on ABC's This Week, followed by GOP presidential contender and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman. Republican pollster Frank Luntz will weigh in on the Republican field one week after the Ames straw poll and Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s entry into the race.

NBC’s Meet the Press will feature former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs and Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R).

Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainThe Memo: Trump’s media game puts press on back foot Meghan McCain shreds Giuliani for calling Biden a 'mentally deficient idiot' Mueller warns of Russian midterm attack, while Trump attacks Mueller MORE will lead off on CBS’s Face the Nation, followed by Moody’s chief economist Mark Zandi. Also scheduled are former chairmen Terry McAuliffe of the Democratic National Committee and Ed Gillespie of the Republican National Committee.

Former Bush administration senior adviser Karl Rove will stop by Fox News Sunday along with former Obama White House Deputy Communications Director Bill Burton and Republican presidential candidate and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum.