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 Monday, Nov. 4:

The president's party usually loses congressional seats in midterm elections, and the economy isn't so hot. But the latest polls predict a pretty good day for the GOP
Donna Brazile, former Gore campaign manager
Russ Schreifer, Republican media strategist

What are the issues that are going to bring the voter out to the polls?
Earl Black, professor of political science at Rice University

Fewer and fewer voters are identifying with the two major parties
Ralph Nader, former presidential candidate 

Minn. Gov. Jesse Ventura has evened out the balance of power in the Senate
Dean Barkley, Ind.-Minn, senator-designate

New federal laws will change the rules for campaign contributions
Cleta Mitchell, election law attorney
Barry Richard, former Bush attorney

Have political attack ads become standard fare, or are they simply foul?
Tom Edmunds, GOP media consultant 

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