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'Face The Nation': Margaret Brennan named host of Sunday Morning News Program

Margaret Brennan named host of the CBS News program "Face The Nation."
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CBS News has named Margaret Brennan moderator of "face of the Nation" CBS News President David Rhodes announced today. Brennan debuts as host on Sunday, February 25. Brennan will continue in her position as senior foreign affairs correspondent based in Washington, D.C.

Brennan has reported on politics, international affairs and global markets since 2002. She joined CBS News in 2012 and has been White House and senior foreign affairs correspondent since 2017, working with Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief Christopher Isham.

“Face The Nation" is one of the longest-running traditions in television,” said Rhodes. “Margaret’s coverage of the White House and the world make her the ideal moderator for this legendary CBS News franchise at this moment in time.”
Since 2012, Brennan has been based in Washington and has reported on the Trump administration, and previously President Obama’s administration, for all CBS News programs. Previously, Brennan covered the State Department for four years, where she reported on major national security stories including nuclear negotiations with Iran; restoration of diplomatic ties with Cuba; the standoff with North Korea; the conflict in Ukraine; and the accord to transfer control of Syria’s chemical weapons.

Prior to joining CBS News, Brennan spent a decade covering the global financial markets. Brennan anchored and reported for Bloomberg Television globally.  

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