Sunday show preview: Presidents Day politics and Washington’s state of play

The 2012 Republican presidential hopefuls will dominate the talk shows this holiday weekend.

Rick Santorum, who is the front-runner in national polls, will be the guest on CBSFace the Nation. 

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Ron Paul will visit CNNState of the Union, and Newt Gingrich will be on Fox News Sunday.

Rep. Michele BachmannMichele Marie BachmannPawlenty opts out of Senate run in Minnesota US ambassador repeated debunked claim that Abedin has 'egregious' ties to Muslim Brotherhood Bachmann considering running for Franken's seat MORE (R-Minn.), who dropped a presidential bid, and Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R), who never launched a presidential bid, will offer their perspectives on the race on CNN.

Robert Gibbs, an Obama campaign adviser and former press secretary, will visit ABCThis Week to talk about the presidents plan to win reelection.

Current members of Congress will also make the rounds to talk about the payroll tax deal and foreign affairs.

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanGOP leaders pitch children's health funding in plan to avert shutdown Lawmakers see shutdown’s odds rising Fix what we’ve got and make Medicare right this year MORE (R-Wis.) and ranking member Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) will be on NBCMeet the Press, and Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMcCain rips Trump for attacks on press NSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle Meghan McCain says her father regrets opposition to MLK Day MORE (R-Ariz.) will be on This Week.