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Here's a review of what was on the rundown for Friday, Sept. 27:

President Bush tries to offer an olive branch to members of both parties after a scuffle over remarks suggesting Democrats weren't as concerned about homeland security as Republicans
Dana Milbank of the Washington Post

With only six weeks to go, it looks like the GOP is ahead to in the race to control of the house
Chris Cillizza, reporter for Roll Call

The Pentagon's expanding role in fighting terror is being put to the test in military war games
• Retired Army Major Gen. Paul Vallely, FNC military analyst

The future of Ground Zero: What to build on hallowed ground?
Roland Betts, director of the Lower Manhattan Development Corp.

The government says Tyco chief Dennis Kozlowski looted his company, spending millions on everything from yacht to jewelry to fine art and luxury apartments
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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