FTN Transcript - 7/22/07

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This week on Face The Nation an exclusive interview with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, on the battle between President Bush and Congress over Iraq. Have Democrats given up on trying to change the president's strategy? And why won't they consider plans put forth by Republicans who have their own ideas about pressuring the president to draw down our forces there? What happens in September if military leaders say they need to keep the same number of troops in Iraq?

Then, a conversation with the Republican Senator from Maine Olympia Snowe. She's one of the Republicans who wants the president to change strategy, but can't get the Democratic leaders to work with her.

Bob Schieffer has a final word on what makes a hero. And it's not just hitting home runs.

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