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 interviews and reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Topics and Guests:

President Bush is feeling the wind behind his back, getting a big boost in the latest post-election polls
Charlie Black, Republican strategist
Paul Maslin, Democratic pollster

How close is the U.S. to finishing the job in Iraq?
Joe Reeder, former undersecretary of the Army

Should Ron Artest be banned from the NBA for life?
Jon Werthein, senior Sports Illustrated writer

Those at the center of the Indiana Pacers-Detroit Pistons "basketbrawl" are feeling the legal backlash of their actions
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

The election is over but some political battles are just beginning
Dylan Glenn, Republican strategist
Karen Finney, Democratic strategist

Dan Rather announces his resignation as CBS News anchor, and Andy Rooney's got something to say about it
Brent Bozell, president of the Media Research Center
Ellic Henican, Newsday columnist

Don't miss "The Big Story With John Gibson" every weekday at 5 p.m. ET.