Guests and Topics: May 12

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Tonight on "Hannity & Colmes" ...

• Nick Berg (search ) suffered a brutal and horrific death for no other reason than the fact that he was American. What was he doing in Iraq? His former co-worker, Larry Hodge, joins us to pay tribute.

• The Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal -- Political tensions run high -- But when will the finger pointing stop and real problem solving begin? Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speak out.

• President Bush (search) has been dodging criticisms from all sides. Some say that between the global War on Terror and a tough political campaign, the president’s plate is too full. But Bill Sammon , author of “Misunderestimated,” doesn’t agree and he tells us why.

As the mud slings ... One hopeful first lady is throwing the 'U-word' around on the campaign trail — Might Teresa Heinz Kerry (search) be stepping over the line with her recent criticisms of the vice president?

Democratic strategist Kiki McLean fuels the debate.

All these stories and much more!

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