Today on Special Report...

Brian Wilson reports: After nearly 40 hours of straight debate over several of President Bush's judicial nominees, the Senate reaches a stalemate after Democrats win their attempt to block the three female nominees they say are too conservative for the American mainstream.

Jim Angle reports: President Bush (search) reaffirms that the U.S. will stay in Iraq until the job is done. We'll have the story.

Carl Cameron reports: Sen. John Kerry (search) follows the lead of Howard Dean (search) and refuses to accept public funding for his campaign. Get the details.
 
Major Garrett reports: Is Congress any closer to new energy legislation? Find out the latest.

Details on those stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume at 6 p.m. ET.

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