Former First Lady Barbara Bush passed away on Tuesday, with her husband of 73 years, former President George H.W. Bush, by her side holding her hand.
Brit Hume currently serves as a senior political analyst for FOX News Channel (FNC). He acts as a regular panelist on FOX's weekly public affairs program, "FOX News Sunday," and contributes to all major political coverage.
Recently, from September 2016 until the presidential election, Hume stepped in as interim host of "On the Record," which aired weekdays at 7PM/ET. He also previously anchored "Special Report" and led the program for more than 10 years, stepping down in December 2008. Under his leadership, "Special Report" was the highest rated political program on cable television. In this capacity, Hume also served as the Washington managing editor and was responsible for overseeing news content for FOX News' Washington bureau. He also anchored all of the network’s coverage for every presidential election from 1996-2008. Most recently, Hume served as a panelist during the 2012 Democratic and Republican Conventions.
Before joining FOX News in 1996, Hume was with ABC News for 23 years, serving as chief White House correspondent from 1989 through 1996. During his tenure, he contributed to World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, Nightline and This Week, as well as various specials for the news division. Hume joined ABC in 1973 as a consultant for the network's documentary division and was named a Washington correspondent in 1976. He was later promoted to Capitol Hill correspondent and reported on Congress until 1988.
Earlier, Hume reported for United Press International, beginning his career as a newspaper reporter with The Hartford Times and The Baltimore Evening Sun.
He has received numerous honors and awards, including the 2003 Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism from the National Press Foundation and a 1991 Emmy Award for his coverage of the Gulf War. The author of two books "Inside Story" and "Death and the Mines," Hume was named "the best in the business" by the American Journalism Review for his extensive news coverage of the White House.
A graduate of the University of Virginia, Hume resides in Washington, D.C., with his wife Kim Schiller Hume.
Stories from Brit Hume
Brit Hume analyzed the firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday.
Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume called out much of the mainstream media for essentially joining the anti-Trump "resistance" and promoting a "distorted" narrative about Russia's impact on the 2016 election.
Brit Hume joined Bret Baier tonight to react to major new developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
Brit Hume said tax cuts sound very promising to the average voter, but that President Trump may have a harder time selling them to Democratic legislators.
Brit Hume remarked on the criticism Mike Pence has received for walking out of an NFL game on Sunday when several players knelt for the national anthem.
The Trump administration announced on Tuesday it is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months.
Tucker Carlson reacted to the disclosure of Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer, which some Democrats have said may constitute treason.
Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume responded this morning on the New York Times reports on a meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer.
Senate Republicans are shaping up to pay a political price no matter which way they vote on the health care bill, Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said this morning.
Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said the attack on Republican members of Congress comes amid the "most poisonous political atmosphere" he has ever witnessed.
Brit Hume said the hysteria over Jared Kushner's alleged ties to Russia is a "nothing-burger."