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FNC's Kirsten Powers Joins CNN

Kirsten Powers has joined CNN as a political analyst.

Powers joins the cable new network from Fox News Channel, where she also had been an analyst, weighing in on the election and debates for daytime and primetime programming.

She is a former political appointee in the Clinton Administration and was public affairs deputy assistant U.S. Trade Representative.

Powers joined Fox News Channel in 2004 and had been a panelist on FNC's Outnumbered. She will continue as a contributor to USA Today.

John Eggerton
John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.