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An Iowa manhunt is underway after two convicted murderers escaped from a maximum-security state prison. FOX's Steve Brown is live with the latest.

The U.S. Senate steps up pressure on Iraq. Senators overwhelmingly approved a Republican-backed bill that asks the Bush administration to provide it with regular updates on how the Iraq war is going.

The vote came after senators rejected a proposal by Democrats that called on Bush to present a timetable for U.S. withdrawal from Iraq. We'll get reaction from Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas.

Then, could the U.S. really withdraw from Iraq if it wanted to? We'll ask retired U.S. Marine Lt. Col Bill Cowan, a FOX News military analyst.

Plus, some bigwig politicians are hobnobbing their way around Hollywood these days. How much of a role will West Coast fundraising play in 2006 — and maybe even 2008? James Hirsen, author of "Tales From the Left Coast," weighs in.

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