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.


April 8, 2018

NBC's Meet the Press with Chuck Todd: 5 men and 2 women

  • Peter Navarro (M)
  • Helene Cooper (W)
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin (W)
  • Sen. Mike Rounds (M)
  • Christopher Wylie (M)
  • Charlie Cook (M)
  • Rich Lowry (M)

CBS's Face the Nation with John Dickerson: 7 men and 2 women

  • Sen. Ben Cardin (M)
  • Sen. John Kennedy (M)
  • Sec. Steven Mnuchin (M)
  • Holly Williams (F)
  • Nicholar Thompson (M)
  • Ramesh Ponnuru (M)
  • Julie Pace (F)
  • Jeffrey Goldberg (M)
  • Toluse Olorunnipa (M)

ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos (Host - Martha Raddatz): 4 men and 2 women

  • Tom Bossert (M)
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham (M)
  • Mary Bruce (F)
  • Cokie Roberts (F)
  • Joshua Johnson (M)
  • Franco Ordonez (M)

CNN's State of the Union with Jake Tapper:

1 man and 5 women

  • Larry Kudlow (M)
  • Sen. Susan Collins (F)
  • Linda Chavez (F)
  • Dr. Kelli Ward (F)
  • Jen Psaki (F)
  • Karine Jean-Pierre (F)

Fox News' Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace:

5 men and 2 women

  • Larry Kudlow (M)
  • Rep. Joe Crowley (M)
  • Karl Rove (M)
  • Juan Williams (M)
  • Rep. Donna Edwards (F)
  • Michael Needham (M)
  • Sylvia Burwell (F)