Topics and Guests for December 20

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Vice President Dick Cheney defends the administration's domestic spying program, saying "it's not an accident that we haven't been hit in four years." FOX's Alisyn Camerota is live with the details.

Then, we'll get fair and balanced reaction from Sen. Ken Salazar, D-Colo., and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas.

And, where does the Department of Homeland Security stand in the battle over the NSA's secret monitoring program? FOX's Catherine Herridge, who had a one-on-one interview with Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, joins us with his take on the debate.

Plus, a federal judge rules that "intelligent design" cannot be mentioned in biology classes in a Pennsylvania public school district. FOX's David Lee Miller has the story.

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