Blitzer, Cooper to Lead CNN's Election Night Coverage from D.C.

Network Deploying 24 Reporters to Battleground States, Campaign Headquarters

CNN will be deploying 24 reporters to battleground states and candidate headquarters in its Election Day coverage Nov. 6 with coverage to be anchored from its new studio in Washington, D.C.

Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper in Washington, Candy Crowley in Boston and Erin Burnett in Ohio will lead CNN's "Election Night in America" coverage starting at 6 p.m. ET

CNN is planning more than 40 consecutive hours of live programming from Washington beginning at 5 a.m. Nov. 6 with Early Start with John Berman and Zoraida Sambolin and Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien.

Reporters assignments include Jim Acosta with Crowley at Romney campaign headquarters in Boston and Jessica Yellin, Dan Lothian and Brianna Keilar at Obama campaign headquarters in Chicago. John King, Dana Bash, Tom Foreman, Gloria Borger and David Gergen will all be in studio to provide analysis.

Political contributors Paul Begala, James Carville, Alex Castellanos, Ari Fleisher, Margaret Hoover, Van Jones, Roland Martin and Ana Navarro will join coverage throughout the day and night.