The Olympic Rings are silhouetted against the sun as people pose with a Russian flag during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Temperature went up to around 15 degrees Celsius or 59 degrees Fahrenheit Thursday. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) Peter Dejong / AP
The 2012 Republican Presidential nominee and head of the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City Mitt Romney on the Sochi Games and future of the GOP. Was Sochi's $50 billion price tag too much? Is Olympic spending out of control? And what can country's do to protect their athletes amid threats of terrorism at the games. Also, after a failed 2012 campaign, who should be the GOP's standard-bearer in 2016?
Massive snow storms along the east coast, a warm Winter Olympics, a record drought in California, and flooding in the U.K. have sparked debate over Climate Change. Sunday, we'll dig in with scientist and educator Bill Nye "The Science Guy" and Tennessee Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, Vice Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Can Congress and the president come together on issues like immigration and climate change this year? Will the gridlock break? And what is the government's role in response to weather disasters. We will break it down with our roundtable Sunday: NBC News' Chuck Todd, Republican Strategist and former White House Communications Director Nicolle Wallace, Associated Press Chief White House Correspondent Julie Pace, and Democratic Strategist and former Senior Adviser to President Obama David Axelrod.
The Fight for Equal Rights
NBC's Harry Smith takes a look at the Olympics as a platform for the gay rights debate, featuring interviews with former American Figure Skater Brian Boitano and Bravo's Host of "Watch What Happens Live" Andy Cohen.