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Here’s a look at this weekend’s public policy shows…

TPT’s Almanac:

Star Tribune reporter Kevin Diaz joins us from Washington to talk about the health care summit… former Minneapolis city council member Ralph Remington speaks about his new job at the National Endowment for the Arts… and we preview an upcoming tpt-produced documentary on Dolley Madison, our nation’s first true First Lady.

KSTP’s At Issue with Tom Hauser:

Racino lobbyist Dick Day and DFL state Sen. Dan Sparks of Austin will be on to talk Racino.

WCCO’s Sunday Morning with Esme Murphy:

They didn’t get back to me.

Capitol Report with Julie Bartkey:

Two DFL Senators say now is the time to generate revenue in the state by opening up gaming options. Sen. Dan Sparks and Sen. David Tomassoni join moderator Julie Bartkey to discuss their bills, Racino and Slots in Bars respectively. Sen. David Hann is one of a handful of Republicans not supportive of expanding gambling. He explains why. Finally, Sen. James Metzen gives the Inside Perspective on what the roll of President of the Senate entails.

On the national scene….

ABC’s This Week:

Guests: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Sen. Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), chair of the Senate Republican Conference.

CBS’ Face the Nation:

Topic: “What’s Next for Health Care After the Summit?” Guests: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad (D-N.D.), Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), Rep Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.).

CNN’s State of the Union:

Topics: Health Care Summit; Economy. Guests: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Minority Leader.

Fox News Sunday:

Guests: Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and race car driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

NBC’s Meet the Press:

Guests: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.); Nancy-Ann DeParle, director, White House Office of Health Reform.

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