This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: Major Garrett) The Saturday vote featured; details given on the Republicans’ vote blocking the debate and the troop funding issue; scenes shown from the Senate floor. [Senators Harry REID, Mitch McCONNELL, Edward KENNEDY, Lindsey GRAHAM- state their views about the resolution and the Iraq war.]
(Studio: Trace Gallagher) Scenes shown of the damage from 2 car bombings in Kirkuk.
(Washington: Steve Centanni) Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s surprise visit to Baghdad reviewed; scenes shown of Rice meeting with Iraqi officials, troops at security checkpoints, and from Kirkuk. [RICE- talks about the new Baghdad security plan.]
(Ft. Lauderdale, Florida: Marianne Silber) The legal battles surrounding the death of Anna Nicole Smith reviewed; details given on the contents of Smith’s will, the fight over where her body will be buried, the dispute over paternity of Smith’s daughter Dannielynn. [Broward County chief medical examiner Dr. Joshua PERPER- comments.]
(New Orleans: Kim McIntyre) The Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans despite a recent crime wave examined; 2007 violence and death toll statistics cited; scenes shown of people celebrating in the streets, police outside the Club Unlimited and at a roadblock, and from a firing range. [Police department’s Bambi HALL- talks about the arrests.] [Concealed Carry and Firearm Training Brian DOLLY- comments.]
(New York: Laura Ingle) Pop singer Britney Spears’ new look with her shaved head and new tattoo reviewed; scenes of her bald head and pictures of Joan Jett, Sinead O’Connor and Demi Moore with similar hair styles shown.
(Davenport, Iowa: Carl Cameron) Senator John McCain’s town hall meetings in Davenport, Iowa, featured; scenes shown from the campaign trail. [McCAIN- gives his opinion on the resolution.] Obama’s campaigning in South Carolina and Virginia and Clinton’s trip in New Hampshire noted. [CLINTON- talks about trying to end the war.]
(Washington: Gregg Jarrett) Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s plans to put Representative William Jefferson on the Homeland Security Committee despite accusations that he accepted bribes examined; scenes shown of the FBI raid on Jefferson’s home in 2005; details given on the scandal that led to his removal from the Committee on Ways and Means. [Earlier, Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI- comments on the money in Jefferson’s freezer.] [On the phone, Representative Peter KING- criticizes Pelosi’s move.]
(Fox Weather Center: Chris Knowles) The winter storm system featured; national forecast given; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(No location given: Julie Banderas) The story of cardiac nurse Katie Romano, who suffers from a rare medical condition that causes the heart to stop pumping, presented; scenes shown from a hospital. [ROMANO- describes 3 of her episodes in which she blacked out and tests were normal.] [Cardiac electrophysiologist Dr. David SLOTWINER- says she was diagnosed with Brugada syndrome; comments on the treatment.]
(Daytona Beach, Florida: Orlando Salinas) The Daytona 500 auto races in Daytona Beach, Florida, previewed; scenes shown of a security checkpoint and racing fans in the parking lot; details given on the NASCAR cheating scandal involving driver Michael Waltrip’s crew chief.