Topics and Guests, October 31

Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

He may be a little grayer this time around, but 30 years after his last run for the Senate, Walter Mondale begins a six-day whirlwind campaign for the late Sen. Paul Wellstone's seat in a race that could determine the balance of power in Washington.


• President Bush travels to South Dakota, Indiana and West Virginia to campaign for candidates facing re-election next week in close races.

• Ariel Sharon tries to rebuild a government left in shambles by the departure of the center-left Labor Party, and the Israeli leader is expected to court ultranationalists opposed to a peace deal with the Palestinians.

• As U.N. deliberations on Iraq drag on, Secretary of State Colin Powell declares the United States would not permit itself to be "handcuffed" by the world organization.

Details on these stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume.
— Guests and topics are subject to change