Less than three weeks to go until E-Day, which means it’s time for the brightest star in the constellation of young Republican leaders to hit the three broadcast networks on Romney’s behalf. His home state’s already starting to topple into the GOP column. Hopefully this’ll be the last little push it needs.
If you’re watching Rubio, be sure at least to record Candy Crowley’s program. After Tuesday’s unpleasantness, the confrontation between her and Newt over the proper role of a debate moderator should be epic. The line-up via WaPo:
NBC’s Meet the Press: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL); Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH); David Axelrod, chief Obama campaign strategist; Dee Dee Myers, Democratic strategist; Mike Murphy, Republican strategist; Tom Friedman, New York Times; Helene Cooper, New York Times
CBS’ Face the Nation: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL); Kevin Madden, Romney senior adviser; Stephanie Cutter, Obama deputy campaign manager; Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal; David Sanger, New York Times; Joe Klein, Time; John Dickerson, CBS News and Slate
ABC’s This Week: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel; Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL); Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL); Ralph Reed, Faith and Freedom Coalition; Van Jones, former Obama White House environmental adviser; Greta Van Susteren, Fox News; Matthew Dowd, political strategist
Fox News Sunday: Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL); Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-SC): Frank Newport, Gallup; Brit Hume, Fox News; William Kristol, The Weekly Standard; Juan Williams, Fox News; Liz Marlantes, Christian Science Monitor
CNN’s State of the Union with Candy Crowley: Newt Gingrich; former UN Ambassador Bill Richardson; Senator Mark Warner (D-VA); former congressman Tom Davis (R-VA); Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA); Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD); Dana Bash, CNN; Dan Balz, The Washington Post