Coming Up on 'This Week': GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum and Rep. Barney Frank

Rick Santorum and Rep Barney Frank on This Week

With less than one month before voters head to the polls, there is still no clear front-runner in the key first state of Iowa. As the top-tier GOP candidates stumble and face new scrutiny, can former Pennsylvania senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum rise from the back of the pack?

In a Sunday morning exclusive, Rick Santorum comes to "This Week" to explain his strategy for scoring a breakthrough in Iowa's critical caucus.

And after 30 years in Congress, Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., announced he will not seek re-election in 2012. What does the famously-cranky Frank have to say about the state of the nation's capital?

Can Congress make the hard decisions needed to rein in deficits, while protecting vital programs? Will the financial reform Frank shepherded survive once he leaves office? Rep. Barney Frank speaks to Christiane Amanpour, only on "This Week."

Then, the stock market rockets up as the American job market shows signs of recovery and as central banks around the world announce a coordinated effort to stabilize Europe. With unemployment down and holiday retail sales off to a strong start, can the economy finally turn the corner?

On the campaign trail, new allegations swirl around Herman Cain, as an Atlanta woman comes forward to allege a 13-year affair with the one-time GOP front-runner. Is the Cain campaign finished? And will Newt Gingrich consolidate support as the anti-Romney candidate?

The "This Week" roundtable tackles the economy and all the week's politics, with George Will, Democratic strategist Donna Brazile, AOL Huffington Post's Arianna Huffington, and Major Garrett of National Journal.

Plus, Academy Award winning actress Angelina Jolie steps behind the camera, making her feature directorial debut with "In the Land of Blood and Honey," about the 1990s war in Bosnia. On Sunday, Jolie comes to "This Week" to explain why she was attracted to write and direct the film, sharing what she learned about the brutal Bosnian conflict and those it impacted.

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