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Monday, March 7:

The leaders of Syria and Lebanon announced Monday that Syrian troops would be withdrawn to Lebanon's eastern Bekaa Valley (search) by March 31, but a complete pullout will be deferred until after further negotiations. Jennifer Griffin reports from the region.

Undersecretary of State John R. Bolton (search) is President George W. Bush's choice to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; James Rosen has a report.

For the latest on the Social Security debate (search), Carl Cameron reports on a leading Republican senator’s proposal to raise the Social Security retirement age from 67 to 68, while Democrats maintain their opposition to the president's plan.

Why was Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena's (search) car attacked by U.S. troops upon her release from Iraqi abductors? Bret Baier searches for answers.

Major Garrett looks at the Saudi Kingdom (search) as they announce today a national campaign to combat extremism and violence and to educate the true values of the Islamic faith.

The Senate today considers two proposals to raise the minimum wage, which has been $5.15 an hour for the last eight years. Democrats and Republicans have separate plans, but do they have the votes to pass them? Brian Wilson takes a look.

Plus, blistering attack ads and allegations of corruption.The Los Angeles mayoral race (search) is heating up — Anita Vogel has a preview of Tuesday's election.

These stories and more, plus, we'll talk with our all-star panel of FOX News contributors:

Fred Barnes, executive editor of The Weekly Standard

Mara Liasson, national political reporter for National Public Radio

Charles Krauthammer, syndicated columnist

—The Associated Press contributed to this report.

About the Show

Anchored by Washington news veteran Brit Hume, "Special Report with Brit Hume" provides an in-depth look at the day's news and offers a daily topical discussion of political issues impacting the nation.

Hume serves as host to key newsmakers, political pundits and FOX News contributors exchanging views about political matters from taxes and Social Security to international affairs and the political scandal of the day.

Hume brings a historical perspective to the political scene that is rarely rivaled. Born and raised in Washington, D.C., he has covered the policies, procedures and players in the national game called politics for more than 30 years. The Baltimore Sun referred to him as "the very personification of the political establishment."

Each program features a two-minute segment called The Grapevine, which reels off the latest outrageous news nuggets, political poll results and in-the-Beltway gossip that viewers will not see on any other news program. The New York Daily News describes The Grapevine as a must see that, "will make you sound smart around the water cooler… the next day."

FOX News' Team Washington provides live reports from the White House, Capitol Hill, the Supreme Court and key federal agencies. Seasoned correspondents, including Carl Cameron, Wendell Goler and Major Garrett, explore political hot spots, races and legislative battles being waged around the nation and abroad.

Hume wraps up each program with a lively roundtable discussion featuring Mara Liasson of National Public Radio, Fred Barnes of The Weekly Standard and Mort Kondracke of Roll Call.

And more people watch FNC's Primetime than all of the cable news competition combined!

— Guests and topics are subject to change