Fox News Hires Herman Cain

Your News Companion by Ben Mathis-Lilley
Feb. 15 2013 12:07 PM

Fox News Hires Herman Cain

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Herman Cain attends The Boortz Happy Ending at The Fox Theater on January 12, 2013 in Atlant

Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for WSB Radio

Fox News's latest hire: Herman Cain.

"Cain’s impressive résumé makes him a valuable addition to the Fox News and Fox Business lineup," the network said in a statement announcing the hire. "As a political expert with business savvy, he brings an important voice to the nation’s debates."

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Cain joins former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown on the cable channel's payroll. The two new hires come after Fox News parted ways with a pair of familiar faces: Sarah Palin and Dick Morris.

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City.