Guests and Topics: December 9

Behind every significant change in American history -- There lies a great debate. Freedom of speech entitles all Americans to stand up for what they believe in. There are two sides to every coin, and a true debate will bring forth fair and balanced facts. So stay with the # 1 nightly debate program on cable news because -- We Debate. You Decide.

Tonight on Hannity & Colmes:

• He really has his work cut out for him -- So how does Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (search) plan to turn things around in California? For the first time since taking office he speaks out.

• Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean (search) receives a blockbuster endorsement -- Former Vice President Al Gore (search) throws his support behind the Democratic frontrunner. Does this mean the race for the Democratic nomination is over?

Pollster Mark Penn, senior advisor to Sen. Lieberman's presidential campaign, weighs in.

• Many are preparing to celebrate the holidays -- but could holiday cheer actually cause some to sneer?

David Silverman -- from American Atheists (search) -- joins the debate.

Don't miss Hannity & Colmes LIVE this evening at 9 p.m. ET!

--The Associated Press contributed to this report

-All guests and topics subject to change