Sunday Show Preview

NBC’s “Meet the Press” : Former Congressman Harold Ford, Jr., Chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council and Markos Moulitsas, editor of the DailyKos, debate the direction of the Democratic Party and 2008. Plus, a political roundtable on the Iowa Straw Poll and the race for the White House with Margaret Carlson, Michael Duffy, Chuck Todd and Byron York.

CBS’ “Face the Nation”: Gov. Mike Huckabee, Des Moines Register’s David Yepsen, TIME’s Karen Tumulty, Politico’s Jim VandeHei

C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers”: Deputy Secretary of Defense for African Affiars, Theresa Whalen, joins C-SPAN. Matthew Lee of the Associated Press and Jim Michaels of USA Today join C-SPAN in the questioning.

Bloomberg’s “Political Capital” : Host Al Hunt accompanies presidential hopeful and Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) on his swing through Chicago and New Hampshire this past week and has a one-on-one interview with the Senator. Also, Bloomberg’s Janine Zacharia in Washington reports on the impact of instability in Pakistan for US foreign policy and the war on terror. Robert Novak and Margaret Carlson give their summer scorecard of the leading presidential candidates.

“FOX News Sunday” : Chris Wallace is live from Des Moines, IA with an exclusive interview with Mitt Romney following the straw poll and his wife Ann.

ABC’s “This Week” : Sen. Sam Brownback, Rep. Dennis Kucinich. Rountable: Fareed Zakaria, Donna Brazile, Torie Clarke, George Will. Leonardo DiCaprio.

“The Chris Matthews Show” : David Ignatius, Washington Post columnist; Elisabeth Bumiller of The New York Times; Richard Stengel, managing editor, Time magazine; and Kathleen Parker of The Washington Post Writers Group.

CNN’s “Late Edition”: Mahmud Ali Durrani, Pakistani Ambassador to U.S; Rep. Duncan Hunter; Rep. Joe Sestak; Fmr. Sen. Jim Talent; Rep. David Dreier; Bill Schneider; Guest Anchor Joe Jonhs.