Bret Baier Replacing Hume on Fox's Special Report

Chief White House correspondent will take over cable network's nightly newscast
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 23, 2008 3:49 PM CST
Vice President Dick Cheney, second from left, conducts an interview with Bret Baier of Fox News, second from right, after meeting with King Abdullah in Aqaba, Jordan, May 14, 2007.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Bret Baier will host Special Report, Fox News’ nightly broadcast from its Washington bureau, after veteran Brit Hume departs, Politico reports. Hume’s farewell show is tonight, but he will continue to work for the channel as a political analyst. Baier is currently Fox’s chief White House correspondent and has conducted interviews with President Bush, Dick Cheney, and Gen. David Petraeus.