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.

July 2:

A third party candidate could affect the outcome of a close 2004 election. Former presidential candidate Ralph Nader ran twice on the Green Party ticket, and may run again
Ralph Nader, former presidential candidate

In the last few months, Howard Dean has gone from dark horse to white hot frontrunner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination
Steve McMahon, media consultant for the Dean campaign

The stakes couldn't be any higher as the Dems define their party for 2004, but which way to turn? Is a hard left the way to go? Or should it be a center strategy, which worked for President Clinton?
Bruce Reed, president of the Democratic Leadershop Council

A judge says sniper suspect John Malvo's right to a fair trial requires a change of venue
Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Fox hunters are up in arms in Great Britain over efforts to ban the ancient sport of kings
Simon Hall, kennel huntsman employed by Essex Foxhounds

With all eyes on Iraq and the Middle East, there's another conflict going on in war-torn Congo where more than three million people have died since 1998
Steve Harrigan, FNC foreign correspondent

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