Giuliani also defended his fiscal record against the Romney campaign's attack that he went to court in order to keep tax increases in place. "My record in tax cutting is so much better than anyone else," said Giuliani. "The reality is, I didn't cut all taxes….We accomplished 23 of them. Now with my new program in which we're recommending tax cuts, it will be the largest tax cut in American history."
Also on "This Week," House Ways and Means Chairman Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., talked about the Bush economic stimulus package and some Democrats' concerns that the program would not include rebates to families who don't pay income taxes. "At the end of the day, I can assure you that the American people will not be disappointed, and there will be a bipartisan package ready," he said.
"The Republicans on the committee have shared with me that they're talking with (GOP House Leader Rep. John Boehner). So, I have never seen this type of solidarity."
Rangel called for Congressional oversight of sovereign wealth funds, foreign state-run funds that invests in U.S. companies. "Common sense and national security dictates that it has to be monitored."
Over on "Fox News Sunday," Romney, the Republican delegate leader, set his sights on John McCain. "I think if people want somebody who's been in Washington all their life and understands Washington's ways and has been part of the same for a quarter central, then John McCain will be their person," he said.
"If they want somebody instead who's been in the real economy over the last 25, 30 years, who understands why jobs come and why they go, and understand what it take to grow an economy, then I think I'll be their person."
Switching channels to CBS, the results from the Nevada Democratic caucuses were not good news for former Sen. Edwards as he prepares for the first-in-the-south Democratic presidential primary next Saturday. Edwards admitted his single digit performance was not what he'd hoped for. "I'm now in South Carolina. I got my butt kicked in Nevada," said Edwards.
Edwards needs a win but insists that even if he finishes behind Sens. Clinton and Obama in South Carolina he will remain in the race. "I have said over and over I am committed to this. My cause is not going away, I'm in it for the long haul," said Edwards when asked if he plans to go on to Super Tuesday even if he doesn't do well in South Carolina, the state where he was born.
The former senator made sure to tell "Face the Nation" moderator Bob Schieffer that he's not making excuses for his poor performances in New Hampshire and Nevada, while adding that Obama and Clinton have raised north of $100 million and have gotten "massive publicity."
Sen. Obama's chief strategist, David Axelrod debated Clinton communication director Howard Wolfson also on "Face" - and Axelrod made sure to point out that the Obama camp thinks they won the delegate battle in Nevada. "Senator Clinton was ahead by 25 points six or seven weeks ago in Nevada. She had most of the Democratic Party establishment with her. They ran a very negative campaign in the media on things that were a little bit outlandish. And yet we ended up with more delegates in Nevada than they, because we had a broader support and we did better in rural areas, in Reno, and in some of the places where Democrats are going to have to win in the fall in order to win the presidency," he said.