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Greta Van Susteren is leaving Fox News Channel after 14 years with the network. This shocking announcement was made by Fox News on Tuesday morning.  At this time, no reason for her exit was given.  Brit Hume has been named the new anchor of ‘On The Record’ through the election.

“We are grateful for Greta’s many contributions over the years and wish her continued success,” Fox News co-presidents Jack Abernethy and Bill Shine said in a statement.

Abernethy and Shine added“As one of the best political analysts in the industry, Brit is the ideal choice to host a nightly political program while the most dynamic and captivating election in recent history unfolds. Having Brit at the helm of this show will enable FOX News to continue on track to have its highest-rated year ever as the network dominates the cable news landscape.”

Hume said in a statement, “My Fox News colleagues have set a high standard for political coverage which I’ll do my best to uphold.”

Read the full statement below:

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