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On tonight's edition of “Special Report”…
• President Bush, facing growing doubts about his war strategy, said today in an address at the Naval Academy, that Iraqi troops are increasingly taking the lead in battle, but that "this will take time and patience." Carl Cameron has more on the president's speech.
• The president believes progress is being made in Iraq, but how? Bret Baier takes a look at how Iraqi forces are doing standing on their own.
• And correspondent Greg Palkot visited a troop training facility today in Iraq and talked to U.S. trainers for an on the ground look at how things are going. Are Iraqi troops ready to take over?
• And the debate over pre-Iraq war intelligence: Is there a body of intelligence out there that was seen by the White House and not Congress which led the president to war? Major Garrett takes a look.
• Also, for the latest from the Supreme Court, correspondent Megyn Kendall sums up arguments in Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood, a case that challenges New Hampshire's parental notification law.
• Then, Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito said in a 64-page response to a Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire that federal judges must constantly guard against using judicial activism to get the results they want, especially when dealing with the nation's highest law, the U.S. Constitution. Jim Angle has details.
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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 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.
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— Guests and topics are subject to change