Sunday shows preview: 2020 candidates look to South Carolina

Sunday shows preview: 2020 candidates look to South Carolina
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South Carolina’s primary is expected to dominate Sunday talk shows as White House hopefuls and lawmakers hit the morning show circuit.

The Palmetto State will transform into the heart of the 2020 primary cycle after the conclusion of Nevada’s caucuses Saturday. The South Carolina contest on Feb. 29 will be the first opportunity for Democratic candidates to prove their appeal among black voters, who make up around 60 percent of the primary electorate in the state.

Polls show Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersWTO faces renewed scrutiny amid omicron threat Overnight Health Care — Presented by March of Dimes — Abortion access for 65M women at stake Hospitals in underserved communities face huge cuts in reckless 'Build Back Better' plan MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenChina eyes military base on Africa's Atlantic coast: report Biden orders flags be flown at half-staff through Dec. 9 to honor Dole Biden heading to Kansas City to promote infrastructure package MORE battling for first place, with billionaire Tom SteyerTom SteyerYouth voting organization launches M registration effort in key battlegrounds Overnight Energy: 'Eye of fire,' Exxon lobbyist's comments fuel renewed attacks on oil industry | Celebrities push Biden to oppose controversial Minnesota pipeline | More than 75 companies ask Congress to pass clean electricity standard Celebrities push Biden to oppose controversial Minnesota pipeline MORE spending big in the state in hopes of a top-tier finish.

Biden and Steyer are set to appear on CBS’ “Face the Nation” and “Fox News Sunday,” respectively. Rep. Jim ClyburnJames (Jim) Enos ClyburnThe Democrats' three-legged stool Lobbying world Sunday shows - Biden officials look to social spending package after infrastructure's passage MORE (D-S.C.), the No. 3 House Democrat who holds significant sway in South Carolina politics, will appear on ABC’s “This Week” and NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergBiden cannot allow his domestic fumbles to transfer to the world stage Jovanni Ortiz in talks for potential Harris job The economic challenges facing Jerome Powell and Joe Biden MORE is set to appear on MSNBC’s “Politics Nation” with host Al Sharpton. Bloomberg was rising in the polls heading into this week's Nevada debate after unleashing a hefty advertising blitz, though his debate performance and controversies over his past comments about women and stop and frisk have thrust uncertainty into his presidential prospects.

The Sunday shows will be televised as Washington grapples with recent revelations that Russia is already meddling in the 2020 race to support Sanders and President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden heading to Kansas City to promote infrastructure package Trump calls Milley a 'f---ing idiot' over Afghanistan withdrawal First rally for far-right French candidate Zemmour prompts protests, violence MORE.

Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Pence, will appear on “Meet the Press” and “Fox News Sunday,” and White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien will be featured on “Face the Nation.”

Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphySenate Democrat says he will 'settle' for less aggressive gun control reform 'because that will save lives' Ernst on Russian buildup on Ukraine border: 'We must prepare for the worst' Sunday shows preview: Multiple states detect cases of the omicron variant MORE (D-Conn.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will be on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamSenate Democrat says he will 'settle' for less aggressive gun control reform 'because that will save lives' Graham emerges as go-to ally for Biden's judicial picks This Thanksgiving, skip the political food fights and talk UFOs instead MORE (R-S.C.) and Reps. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsJan. 6 panel releases contempt report on Trump DOJ official ahead of censure vote Lobbying world Sunday shows preview: Biden administration confronts inflation spike MORE (R-Ga.) and John RatcliffeJohn Lee RatcliffeThis Thanksgiving, skip the political food fights and talk UFOs instead DOJ charges two Iranians with interference in 2020 election In dramatic shift, national intelligence director does not rule out 'extraterrestrial' origins for UFOs MORE (R-Texas) will appear on Fox's "Sunday Morning Futures." 

Here's the full Sunday show lineup:

ABC's “This Week" — O’Brien; Clyburn

NBC's “Meet the Press" — Clyburn; Short

CBS' “Face the Nation" — O'Brien; Biden

CNN's “State of the Union" — Murphy

Fox News Channel's “Fox News Sunday" — Short; Steyer

Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures" — Peter Navarro, Assistant to the President for Trade and Manufacturing Policy, Candace Owens, Host, "The Candace Owens Show" // Author, "Blackout", Graham, Collins and Ratcliffe