Topics and Guests, August 13

Major Garrett reports: The candidate weeding continues in the Golden State (search) and the recall ballot is almost complete. Will the final product be black and white, gray, or full of color? We will have the details.

Trace Gallagher reports: And just who are those candidates that are bringing color to the ballot? We’ll assess the situation.

GUEST PREVIEW: How are the rebuilding efforts in Iraq coming along? We’ll ask someone who knows first hand, L. Paul Bremer, the U.S. administrator of occupied Iraq.

Bret Baier reports: Two American soldiers were killed in separate guerrilla bomb (search) attacks during the past 24 hours. Meanwhile, key Saddam (search) associates are in U.S. military custody. We’ll give an update.

Steve Harrigan reports: How is the power shortage situation coming along in sweltering Iraq (search)? We have the story.

James Rosen reports: President Bush (search) met with his economic team at the ranch. How is the outlook? We’ll report.

Steve Brown reports: The democratic hopefuls continue their plight for the party nomination. We’ll bring you the latest from the campaign trail.

Brian Wilson reports: The Patriot Act (search) has been a source of controversy between supporters who feel it helps fight terror and critics who believe it threatens civil liberties. Attorney General John Ashcroft (search) will be touring certain cities to defend the act.

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

— Guests and topics are subject to change