Could congressional tough questions on the rights of enemy combatants derail Alberto Gonzales' (search) confirmation as attorney general? That's the big question for Linda Chavez, FOX News political analyst and former labor secretary nominee, and former Pennsylvania Congressman Bob Edgar.

Plus, is there a circumstance when the use of torture is justified? We'll ask Wayne Simmons, former CIA operative.

Given the United Nations' role in the Oil-for-Food (search) scandal, can we trust the U.N. to manage relief for the tsunami victims of Southeast Asia? Amb. Robert Jordan, former U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, weighs in.

Plus, Simon Rosenberg, founder of the New Democrat Network, throws his hat into the ring for chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Why is the race for DNC chair so important to the party this time around? We'll ask him.

And, why are congressional Democrats contesting the results of the Electoral College? Reps. Shelia Jackson Lee, D-Texas, and Mario Diaz Balart, R-Fla., join the debate.

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

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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."

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