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Oct. 22, 2007 News Update

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Vice President Cheney says Iran is a "growing obstacle to peace in the Middle East, warns of "serious consequences" if Iran doesn't give up its nuclear program. President Bush says Iran with nuclear weapons could lead to "World War III." Where's Judy Miller when they need her?

Retired Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez, former top US military commander in Iraq, blasts Bush Administration's handling of war as "incompetent," with a "catastrophically flawed, unrealistically optimistic war plan" and describes Iraq as a "nightmare with no end in sight." Agreed, Sir, but..uh...weren't you a major part of that?

Reports show Mitt Romney and Rudy Giuliani are spending more money on their campaigns than they're raising. Just emulating the president they hope to succeed.

Lynne Cheney says her genealogical research shows her husband and Barack Obama are related. Talk about dirty politics! How low will some people stoop to destroy a campaign.

Republican Presidential candidates hold another debate. Why aren't you paying attention?

Sen. Sam Brownback drops out of presidential race. No interest in a throwback.

Stephen Colbert announces he's running for President, but only in home state of South Carolina, appears on Meet The Press. No funnier than the comedians who appear more regularly on the show.

CBS Face The Nation trumpets "exclusive" interview with Mitt Romney. Wow! Imagine that! Getting a presidential candidate to appear on national TV for half an hour....What a coup!

New York Gov. Spitzer pushes plan to allow illegal immigrants to get a driver's license? Does he know they can't vote?

Jay Leno having second thoughts about leaving The Tonight Show in 2009. Better start looking, Conan.

Yankees manager Joe Torre says $5 million one-year contract with incentives was insulting, takes a walk. That's how the Yankees were hoping he'd react.

Don Imus returning to the airwaves. FCC and EPA putting out pollution alert.