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Condoleezza Rice (search) has to get past the Senate in her quest to become America's next secretary of state, facing some tough questions on Iraq and President Bush's reasons for war.

FNC's Wendell Goler will have reaction from Washington, D.C.

• A new poll shows a majority of Americans are hopeful about President Bush's 2nd term. What do they expect to see? We'll discuss...

Plus — FNC's Heather Nauert takes a look at plans for inauguration protests.

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About the Show

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, "The Big Story" gives you expert legal analysis from Judge Andrew Napolitano and in-depth interviews and reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

"The Big Story with John Gibson" is one of the reasons that FOX News Channel is the most watched news network in daytime.

Note: All guests and topics subject to change