Current Taps Former Michigan Governor To Host Political Series

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Current TV has signed former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm to host a new weeknight political program.

The series, The War Room With Jennifer Granholm, will explore the news of the day and will feature in-studio commentary by political insiders, campaign veterans, opinion leaders and newsmakers, according to network officials.

"Jennifer Granholm is a supremely talented and dedicated public servant whose deep understanding of the issues makes her one of the most relevant voices in politics today," said Al Gore, Chairman and co-founder, Current TV in a statement. "I have no doubt that her ability to illuminate and provide context to the issues of the 2012 election will prove to be of inestimable value to Current's audience as well as to the public policy discussion surrounding the election."