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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that at least 39 members of Congress have relatives on their payroll. It's legal, but is everyone playing by the rules? FOX News' Heather Nauert has the story.

Then, midlevel insurgents try to strike a deal with the new Iraqi government, saying they will put down their weapons for a job in politics. But should Iraq allow this? We'll ask Frank Gaffney, former acting assistant secretary of defense.

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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."

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.

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