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Senator Robert Byrd referenced Hitler in his criticism of the GOP (search) plan to block filibusters by Democrats. Should he have to apologize? Matthew Brooks, executive director for the Republican Jewish Coalition, and Democratic strategist, Bob Beckel, present a fair and balanced debate on this controversial issue.

According to a new FOX poll, a bare majority of Americans approve of the job President Bush is doing. How can he improve his approval among the American people? Democratic strategist, Doug Hattaway, and Republican attorney, Chris Horner, give a fair and balanced debate.

Plus, the fight over judicial nominees — is the focus on the nominees' values and personal beliefs? Judge Andrew Napolitano, FOX News' senior judicial analyst, responds.

Training Iraqi troops is now a worldwide effort. Contributions from NATO (search) are helping get Iraqi troops up to par. But are they ready to take over the security of their own country? FOX News' Heather Nauert investigates with Gen. James Jones, NATO supreme allied commander and the commander of the U.S.-European Command.

Then, is democracy in Iraq encouraging democracy in the other countries of that region? Gerard Baker, U.S. editor of The Times of London, responds.

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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