Sunday Breakfast Menu, May 20

John Boehner

Sunday's Breakfast MenuStephen Crowley/The New York Times

The speaker of the House, John A. Boehner of Ohio, foreshadowed another battle over the debt ceiling this week, telling President Obama on Wednesday, “As long as I’m around here, I’m not going to allow a debt ceiling increase without doing something serious about the debt.”

Mr. Boehner will appear on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday with Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, the House Democratic leader, where they will talk about the budget battles ahead and how the dysfunction in Washington will affect the presidential race.

Representative Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin, chairman of the House Budget Committee, will debate the economic issues that will be critical in the presidential race on NBC’s “Meet the Press” and “Fox News Sunday.” On NBC, he will be joined by Senator Richard J. Durbin of Illinois, the No. 2 Democrat in the Senate. On Fox, Mr. Ryan faces off with Austan Goolsbee, former White House economic adviser and an Obama campaign surrogate.

CBS’s “Face the Nation” features two members of the Senate Budget Committee — Senator Mark Warner, Democrat of Virginia, and Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina — weighing in on the budget fights to come. Mr. Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, will also discuss foreign policy as the NATO Summit begins in Chicago on Sunday.

Senator Barbara Boxer, Democrat of California, and Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Republican of Texas, will talk about avoiding another political and economic stand-off over the debt ceiling on CNN’s “State of the Union.” Plus, David Axelrod, senior strategist for the Obama re-election campaign, and Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee chairman, will talk about the general election.

Also on CNN: Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO’s secretary general, offering an exclusive look at the meeting.

Representative Barney Frank of Massachusetts, ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee, appears on C-Span’s “Newsmakers” to talk about JPMorgan Chase’s $2 billion trading loss, as well as his concerns about Europe’s economy and the budget debates over military funding and entitlement spending.

Bloomberg’s “Political Capital” features Thomas G. Stemberg, the founder of Staples and a surrogate for the Mitt Romney campaign, and Lawrence K. Fish, retired chairman and chief executive of Citizens Financial Group, as well as a surrogate for Mr. Obama’s campaign.

Univision’s “Al Punto” will include an interview with Arturo Rodriguez, president of the United Farm Workers, discussing the organization’s 50th anniversary.

And Sheila C. Johnson, co-founder of Black Entertainment Television, will join the conversation about black executives on TV One’s “Washington Watch.”

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