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Wednesday, September 28:
• Representative Tom DeLay (search) was indicted today for conspiring with staffers of a political action committee he founded to make illegal campaign contributions from the PAC. DeLay has stepped down from his leadership post in the House as dictated by GOP caucus rules. Brian Wilson will have more.
• Brit will also talk with FNC legal analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano about DeLay's indictment. What's behind the district attorney's charges.
• Then, a day after Iraqi and U.S. forces announced they had killed the No. 2 Al Qaeda (search) leader in Iraq, President Bush warned there will be an upsurge in violence in Iraq before next month's voting, but said the terrorists will fail. Wendell Goler has a report.
• Government officials on all levels have said that red tape for hurricane relief must be cut. But sometimes red tape is necessary to prevent fraud and abuse. Jim Angle has the details.
• And Steve Brown has the latest from the recovery efforts in New Orleans.
• Plus, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton (search) appeared before the House International Relations Committee today to talk about U.N. reform. It was the first appearance on the Hill for Ambassador Bolton since his controversial recess appointment to that post. Jonathan Hunt has a report.
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