Topics and Guests for Thursday, Feb. 19

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.

Thursday, Feb. 19:

Does President Bush get stuck with the blame for slow job growth?
• S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford

Is job creation a winning issue for the Democrats?
Mark Schulman, national pollster

How do you choose the best running mate?
Joe Cerrell, helped manage Al Gore's 2000 campaign

How has John Edwards come so far so fast?
Jack Betts of "The Charlotte Observer"

Terror suspects are being released from Guantanamo after nearly two years in custody
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Do Howard Dean's supporters find a new candidate to back or do they go home?
Patricia Friesen, Dean supporter
Jerome Wiley, Dean supporter 

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

Topics and guests subject to change.