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 Friday, Nov. 8:

The ball is in Iraq's court, and it's up to Saddam Hussein to act. Iraq has to give U.N. inspectors access to its weapons program and soon
David Aaron, former deputy national security adviser
David Scheffer of the United Nations Association of the U.S.A.

If the U.S. does go to war against Iraq, Qatar is likely to be in the middle of the action
Christopher Hitchens of Vanity Fair

Rep. Harold Ford, D-Tenn., is throwing himself into the running for House minority leader
• Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif.

Republicans are the rise, even in some of the most traditionally hardcore Democratic states
Dick Harpootlian, chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party

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