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 SandersBiden campaign: Trump and former vice president will have phone call about coronavirus Judge slams Wisconsin governor, lawmakers for not delaying election amid coronavirus outbreak The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden offers to talk coronavirus response with Trump MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden campaign: Trump and former vice president will have phone call about coronavirus Overnight Health Care: Trump resists pressure for nationwide stay-at-home order | Trump open to speaking to Biden about virus response | Fauci gets security detail | Outbreak creates emergency in nursing homes 16 things to know today about coronavirus outbreak MORE battling for first place, with billionaire Tom SteyerTom SteyerProgressive advocates propose T 'green stimulus' plan Candidates want data privacy rules, except for their own campaigns Budowsky: Biden should pull together a 'dream team of rivals' 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 ClyburnPelosi: House 'not prepared' to vote remotely on coronavirus relief bill Coronavirus stimulus talks hit setback as crisis deepens Biden has broken all the 'rules' of presidential primaries 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 BloombergFormer Bloomberg staffer seeks class-action lawsuit over layoffs Bloomberg spent over 0M on presidential campaign The Hill's Campaign Report: Officials in spotlight over coronavirus response 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 John TrumpBiden campaign: Trump and former vice president will have phone call about coronavirus Esper: Military personnel could help treat coronavirus patients 'if push comes to shove' Schumer calls for military official to act as medical equipment czar 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 MurphyDemocratic senators call on domestic airlines to issue cash refunds for travelers Maxine Waters unleashes over Trump COVID-19 response: 'Stop congratulating yourself! You're a failure' Coronavirus pushes GOP's Biden-Burisma probe to back burner MORE (D-Conn.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will be on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamTrump says he's considering restricting travel to coronavirus 'hot spots' Coronavirus crisis scrambles 2020 political calculus Trump reviews Pelosi on morning TV: 'She wasn't bad' MORE (R-S.C.) and Reps. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsLoeffler traded .4M in stocks as Congress responded to coronavirus pandemic Georgia makes it easier to get mail-in ballots after delaying primary Overnight Energy: House stimulus aims to stem airline pollution | Environmental measures become sticking point in Senate talks | Progressives propose T 'green stimulus' MORE (R-Ga.) and John RatcliffeJohn Lee RatcliffeGOP presses for swift Ratcliffe confirmation to intel post Acting director of National Counterterrorism Center fired: report Acting director of national intelligence begins hiring freeze: reports 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