Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

Carl Cameron reports: Suffering from an ethics controversy that maintained traction all summer long, New Jersey Sen. Bob Torricelli drops out of his re-election race.

Plus:

•  Lawmakers still face a partisan divide over how to confront the threat posed by Iraq, though the White House hopes Congress soon will pass a resolution authorizing military force to topple Saddam Hussein.

•  U.N. weapons inspectors and Iraqi officials sit down in Vienna to find out how sincere Saddam Hussein was in his recent pledge to allow "unfettered access" to suspected sites.

•  Prime Minister Ariel Sharon comes under wall-to-wall criticism at home for the bungled 10-day siege of Yasser Arafat's compound, which was aborted under intense U.S. pressure.

Details on these stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume.
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