Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, August 24, 2014

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EXCLUSIVE: NBC News accompanied Sen. Rand Paul to Guatemala on his first international medical mission to perform eye surgery on people in need. Chris Jansing asked him about his political motivations for the trip in addition to other issues including immigration, health care, education, 2016 politics, Hillary Clinton and the situation in Ferguson.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)

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THE RISE OF ISIS: In The Aftermath of the execution of James Foley, how will the U.S. government respond to the growing threat of ISIS?

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI)

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ISIS PANEL: How can the U.S combat ISIS? What is the future of U.S. involvement in Iraq?

Amb. Peter Westmacott, British Ambassador to the United States

Richard Engel, NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent

Helene Cooper, White House Correspondent, New York Times

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THE FUTURE OF FERGUSON & RACE RELATIONS: As the violence declines, what is the future for the citizens of Ferguson as the investigation continues into the shooting of Michael Brown?

Gov. Jay Nixon (D-MO)

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THE RACIAL DIVIDE IN AMERICA: As he prepares to give the eulogy at Michael Brown's funeral, Sharpton will discuss the racial divide in both Ferguson and the across the nation.

Rev. Al Sharpton, Host, MSNBC's Politics Nation & President, National Action Network

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POLITICAL ROUNDTABLE: President Obama's leadership is tested on two fronts this week: the events in Ferguson, Missouri and the brutality displayed by ISIS fighters in the Middle East. Are the White House's actions making enough of an impact? Plus, looking ahead to 2016: Will the legal troubles facing some potential presidential candidates hurt their chances?

Gwen Ifill, Co-Anchor, PBS NewsHour

David Ignatius, Columnist, Washington Post

Kasim Reed, Mayor of Atlanta

Michael Gerson, Op-Ed Columnist, Washington Post

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