Sunday Morning Monitor

Each Sunday morning, politicians, pundits, and journalists gather to set the agenda for the coming week's news cycle. These elected officials, candidates, and talking heads crowd the airwaves of the major networks and cable news outlets.

Considering the important and influential role these programs play in establishing political discourse, WPI tracks who sits at the round table. And these numbers make clear, women are few and far between.


July 8th, 2018
12 men and 8 women

NBC's Meet the Press with Chuck Todd: 5 men and 1 woman

  • Sen. Roy Blunt (M)
  • Sen. Dick Durbin (M)
  • Frm. Mayor Rudy Giuliani (M)
  • Eugene Robinson (M)
  • Susan Page (W)
  • Danielle Pletka (M)  

CBS's Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan: 4 men and 2 women

  • Amb. Kay Bailey Hutchinson (W)
  • Sen. Joni Ernst (W)
  • Sen. Christopher Coons (M)
  • Mark Landler (M)
  • Reihan Salam (M)
  • Toluse Olorunnipa (M)

ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos: 5 men and 2 women

  • Frm. Mayor Rudy Giuliani (M)
  • Alan Dershowitz (M)
  • Asha Rangappa (W)
  • Leonard Leo (M)
  • Sen. Richard Blumenthal (M)
  • Sara Fagen (W)
  • Patrick Gaspard (M)

CNN's State of the Union with Jake Tapper: *With Guest Host Dana Bash 2 men and 1 woman

  • Dr. Carole Lieberman (W)
  • Dr. Jean Christophe Romagnoli (M)
  • Frm. Mayor Rudy Giuliani (M)

Fox News' Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: *With Guest Host Dana Perino 1 man and 2 women

  • Amb. Kay Bailey Hutchinson (W)
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham (M)
  • Ilyse Hogue (W)