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 reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Topics and Guests:

Most polls still have the presidential race neck-and-neck, but a new one from Gallup has Bush leading Kerry by 13 points. So is the president pulling ahead?
• Mary Anne Marsh, Democratic strategist
• Ed Rogers, Republican strategist

Kerry steps up his attacks on the Bush administration and brings in a new set of advisers
• Susan Estrich, FNC political analyst

Why should minority voters support President Bush? What does the Democratic Party have to offer minorities?
• Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele
• Ron Daniels, syndicated columnist

The mother of the boy accusing Michael Jackson of sexual molestation takes the stand
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

All of that... and more on The Big Story With John Gibson at 5 p.m. ET.

Note: All guests and topics subject to change