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Supreme Court nominee John Roberts (search) said today that the landmark 1973 ruling legalizing abortion was "settled as a precedent of the court," as he was immediately pressed to address the divisive issue on the second day of his confirmation hearings. Jim Angle has a report.
Then, Senators Biden and Kennedy interrupted Judge Roberts repeatedly this morning and were both chided by Chairman Specter to "let him finish.” Major Garrett has the details about some senators’ strategy of questioning.
Also, the fallout over the response to Hurricane Katrina (search): as the new acting director of FEMA pledged today to intensify efforts to finding more permanent housing for victims, while President Bush accepted personal responsibility for any shortcomings in the federal response to the Katrina. Wendell Goler has more.
And while keeping an eye on Katrina relief, President Bush (search) is balancing a packed schedule of diplomatic duties, from Iraq to China and the United Nations. Carl Cameron has the latest on the president’s diplomatic efforts.
Plus, New Orleans (search) awaits the reopening of the airport and the waterfront today for the first time since Hurricane Katrina hit, and the coroner planned autopsies on at least 44 patients found dead at a flooded-out hospital. Phil Keating has the latest from New Orleans.
Then, Bret Baier has the latest news in Iraq after U.S. forces attacked an insurgent stronghold in Haditha, northwest of Baghdad today, capturing an insurgent with ties to Al Qaeda (search).
Plus, we'll talk with our all-star panel of FOX News contributors about the day's headlines:
—Fred Barnes, executive editor of The Weekly Standard
—Mort Kondracke, executive editor of Roll Call
—Mara Liasson, national political correspondent of NPR
Don’t miss tonight’s “Special Report with Brit Hume.”
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.
And more people watch FNC's Primetime than all of the cable news competition combined!
— Guests and topics are subject to change