Veteran newscaster John Gibson gets to the core of the most salient issues facing America today as host of FNC's hard-hitting primetime show The Big Story with John Gibson, airing Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. ET, with expert legal analysis from Judge Andrew Napolitano and in-depth field reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Here's a review of what was on the rundown for Wednesday, Oct. 30:

Former Vice President Walter Mondale seems poised to replace the late Sen. Paul Wellstone on the Minnesota ballot
Ed Rogers, Republican consultant

Some political analysts are calling this the Seinfeld election because it's about nothing. The parties are so evenly matched, no one wants to risk a bold move
Ruy Teixeira, senior fellow at the Century Foundation and co-author of The Emerging Democratic Majority

The U.S. and France are in a drawn-out battle over the U.N. Resolution on Iraq
Colum Lynch of the Washington Post

In less than a week, voters in 36 states will choose a new governor or decide to keep the current one
Vaughn Ververs, editor of The Hotline

High-level talks are under way between state and federal prosecutors to see who gets first crack at bringing the sniper suspects to trial
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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