Guests and Topics for August 27

Here’s what is on tap for Friday:

‘FOX & Friends First’ (6 a.m. ET)

Despite the Swift Boat ad controversy, the race for the White House remains extremely tight. Have we heard the end of the 527 political fighting? We’ll get a fair and balanced debate from GOP strategist Chris Ingram and Democratic strategist David Pollak.

The siege of Najaf appears to be over after a deal is hammered out with rebel cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. What does this peace deal mean for our troops in Iraq? We’ll ask retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Bob Scales, FOX News military analyst and author of "Yellow Smoke."

Plus, we’ll get a preview of this year’s U.S. Open tennis tournament from USA Network tennis commentator and Hall of Famer, Tracy Austin.

‘FOX & Friends’ (7 a.m. ET)

How was Iraq’s senior Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, able to negotiate a peace deal with rebel cleric Muqtada al-Sadr? We’ll ask top aide to al-Sistani and chairman of the world Shia Islamic League, Mohammed Musawi.

Why, having acknowledged that he provided legal advice for a veteran's group running anti-Kerry ads, did the chief outside counsel to President Bush's campaign step down on Wednesday? We’ll ask him when we’re joined by Benjamin L. Ginsberg, former general counsel to the RNC.

We’ll discuss strategies of jury selection in Kobe Bryant case with Marc Mogil, president of Jury Selection Consultants.

What would happen if we caught Usama bin Laden today? How would his capture impact the November elections? We’ll ask Jonathan Randal, author of “Osama.”

New York City's mammoth security plan for the Republican National Convention is all set and we’ll get a preview from Ray Kelly, commissioner of the New York City Police Department.

Since Sept. 11t a handful of men and women have led the fight against terrorism. We’ll find out who tops the list in this year's anti-terror awards with Tom Foster, deputy editor of Men's Journal magazine.

Plus, what impact will the big GOP party have on Wall Street? We’ll ask Gary Kaltbaum, FOX Business News contributor.

And, we’ll get a preview of this week’s edition of “FOX News Sunday” from host Chris Wallace.

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