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.

Tuesday, March 9:

Is President Bush campaigning hard enough to counter John Kerry?
• Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla.

Is Florida going to be a lightning rod in the 2004 election?
Scott Maddox, Fla. Democratic Party chair

Martha Stewart's media empire has slowly been crumbling since her criminal conviction  
Elizabeth MacDonald, senior editor of "Forbes" magazine

A few Calif. legislators say kids as young as 14 should be allowed to vote
• Calif. State Sen. John Vasconcellos 

Will high gas prices drive the U.S. to the poorhouse?
Vahan Janjigian, vice president of Forbes Investors Advisory Institute

Rappers are being watched like organized crime figures in places like Miami and New York
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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

Topics and guests subject to change.