The “full Ginsburg” is a buzzword that refers to an appearance by one person on all five American major Sunday morning talk shows on the same day: This Week on ABC, Fox News Sunday, Face the Nation on CBS, Meet the Press on NBC, and Late Edition on CNN. State of the Union replaced Late Edition on CNN in January 2009.

The term is named for William H. Ginsburg, the lawyer for Monica Lewinsky during the sexual conduct scandal involving President Bill Clinton. Ginsburg was the first person to accomplish this feat, on February 1, 1998. 

William H. Ginsburg – February 1, 1998

Dick Cheney – July 30, 2000

John Edwards – October 10, 2004

Michael Chertoff – September 4, 2005

Hillary Clinton – September 23, 2007

Kathleen Sebelius, Janet Napolitano, Richard Besser – May 3, 2009

Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Rajiv Shah, Ken Keen – January 17, 2010

Michele Bachmann – August 14, 2011

Jack Lew – February 12, 2012

Susan Rice – September 16, 2012

Timothy Geithner – December 2, 2012

Jeb Bush – March 10, 2013

Marco Rubio – April 14, 2013

Daniel Pfeiffer – May 19, 2013

John Kerry – September 1, 2013

Denis McDonough – September 8, 2013

Barack Obama – September 9, 2013

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