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Senior political correspondent Candy Crowley is the new anchor of CNN's Sunday morning program State of the Union, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Starting Feb. 7, Crowley will replace John King, who is launching a 7 p.m. daily show to fill the scheduling hole left by Lou Dobbs' departure.

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State of the Union will also transition from a four-hour show to just one hour during beginning at 9 a.m.