Topics and Guests for Monday, June 30

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.

June 30:

With his hefty chunk of campaigning cash, Howard Dean is stunning his competitors and has added himself to the group of A-listers
Darrell West, a political science professor at Brown University

By midnight tonight, California legislators need to vote on a budget but it's not looking too optimistic
Art Torres, California Democratic Party chairman

The British government is in a war of words with the BBC. They're feuding over the question of whether Tony Blair fudged, or lied, on Iraq’s WMD to bring Britain along on America’s war
Alan Duncan, Conservative Party spokesman

A Virginia judge rejects a request that would dismiss the terrorism-related charge against serial sniper suspect John Muhammed.
Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial

Be sure to tune into The Big Story with John Gibson ... weekdays at 5 p.m. ET.