FTN Transcript - 8/19/07

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This week on Face The Nation Bob Schieffer talks to Karl Rove about his legacy, the GOP's future, and why he thinks Hillary Clinton is a "flawed candidate."

Then, Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, explains why the U.S. must remain in Iraq, how immigration issues were harmful to his campaign and what he thinks needs to happen to unify a polarized country.

Next, Bob Schieffer discusses why he does not believe Gen. Petreaus' progress report on Iraq will have any real answers.

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