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NOV
21
3 YEARS

John McCain's Daughter Makes MSNBC Debut as Paid Contributor

Meghan McCain joins former first daughters Chelsea Clinton and Jenna Bush Hager as NBC News contributors.

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Now that the political season is heating up, Meghan McCain -- daughter of erstwhile Republican presidential candidate John McCain, will be appearing on MSNBC more often -- and as a paid contributor.

McCain makes her debut on the network (as a staffer) Monday at noon on NOW with Alex Wagner.

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In a statement released by MSNBC on Monday, McCain said: “It's a unique opportunity to share my perspective as a Republican on a network I respect and have built a relationship with over the past two years.”

McCain has been a frequent guest on MSNBC since 2009. She wrote a memoir, Dirty Sexy Politics, about her time on the campaign trail with her father.

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McCain is among three children of politicos on the NBC News payroll including Jenna Bush Hager and Chelsea Clinton, who joined the network last week as a correspondent for the newsmagazine Rock Center with Brain Williams where she’ll contribute to the feel-good “Making a Difference” series.

Clinton said she would donate her NBC News salary to the Clinton Foundation and the George Washington University Hospital.