Today on "Special Report":

White House says Donald Rumsfeld (search) "absolutely" will stay on as President Bush's Defense secretary so long as he wants the job, despite calls from some congressional Democrats for his replacement.

GUEST PREVIEW: FNC contributor Michael Barone gives a synopsis of his new book, "Hard America, Soft America".

Carl Cameron reports: John Kerry (search) says Donald Rumsfeld (search) should resign over the abuse of Iraqi detainees in U.S. custody. We'll report.

Jim Angle reports: Congressional Dems are howling for his scalp -- But is Rumsfeld's job in jeopardy? We'll have a full report.

Major Garrett reports: One of the most militarily aggressive Dems in Congress says the U.S. can't win in Iraq. Get details.

Details on those stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume at 6 p.m. ET.

— Guests and topics are subject to change