Kerry Gets Traction on Iraq; Bush and Allawi Cry Foul

Today's topics range from President Bush at UN and Iraq's Iyad Allawi on the Hill, to Iraq beheadings and terror, presidential politics, dueling domestic agendas, campaign finance, and the Texas reapportionment investigation. With John O'Sullivan away, joining us on the Right is Clifford May, president of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies.

President Bush's address to UN

Iraqi Prime Minister Allawi's speech to Congress

Blogger Juan Cole (Matt Miller cites Cole's September 22 piece)

Presidential, Vice Presidential debates