Guests and Topics for February 9

Here's what is on tap for Wednesday:

"FOX & Friends First"
Starts at 6 a.m. ET

New Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas (search) may have agreed upon a ceasefire with Israel at yesterday's summit. But what else do Palestinians wish to accomplish before total peace is possible? We'll ask Hasan Abdel Rahman, chief representative of the Palestinian Liberation Organization to the United States.

President Bush takes his case for his 2006 budget to the American people. But will the trim number-crunching win over skeptics in Congress? We'll get a fair and balanced debate from political strategists Angela McGlowan and Cliff Schecter.

And, is there such a thing as pure evil? We'll ask Roger Depue, former chief of the FBI behavioral sciences unit author of "Between Good and Evil."

"FOX & Friends First"
Starts at 6 a.m. ET

The Democrats are blasting the president's Social Security (search) plan. But are their gripes legitimate or just a strategy to win political glory on the Hill? John Podhoretz, FOX News contributor and columnist for the New York Post, weighs in.

Both Israeli and Palestinian leaders commit to ending the cycle of bloodshed, but is this truce for keeps? We'll ask Amb. Dan Gillerman, Israeli ambassador to the United Nations.

Which government programs have the most to lose because of the president's new budget? Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., joins the debate.

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is putting the pressure on France, saying the country must "put aside its differences" and work with the United States. Is Jacques Chirac ready to play nice? We'll ask Ken Adelman, former United Nations ambassador and arms control director under President Reagan.

Barring any unforeseen events, Howard Dean (search) is expected to become the new chairman of the DNC this weekend. We'll get reaction from Tim Roemer, former candidate for the DNC chair.

And, she remains one of America's favorite newlyweds: We'll be joined by Jessica Simpson (search), recording artist, actress and all around superstar.

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