FTN Transcript - 10/07/07

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This week on Face The Nation Congressman Charles Rangel and Congressman Adam Putnam talk with Bob Schieffer about why President Bush vetoed a bill that would have provided health care to uninsured children.

Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, tells Bob Schieffer that a pro-choice Republican presidential candidate, like Rudy Giuliani, will not have the support of his organization.

Next, Politico.com's Roger Simon talks with Bob Schieffer about the lack of a unifying Republican presidential candidate and the success of Sen. Hillary Clinton's campaign.

Lastly, Bob Schieffer says that, by contracting private security firms in Iraq because they are supposedly cheaper than a larger military presence, the U.S. has gotten more problems than it's bargained for.

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