David Gregory joins CNN as political analyst

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CNN Welcomes David Gregory

This article first appeared on TVNewser.com.

After making several appearance on the network, CNN solidified its agreement with David Gregory, naming him political analyst.

"The newly minted CNN political analyst," Alisyn Camerota said this morning on New Day. "You have arrived, my friend."

"Thanks for having me. I'm very happy to be part of it," Gregory said in his first - very early - segment at 6am this morning.

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THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Air Date 1/22/08 -- Episode 3481-- Pictured: NBC News Chief White House Correspondent David Gregory during an interview on January 22, 2008 -- Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank
REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE -- Pictured: (l-r) Nightly News correspondent David Gregory and actor James Denton behind the scenes prior to the Republican Presidential Debate on May 3, 2007 -- Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC NewsWire
NEW YORK - JANUARY 28: NBC Whitehouse correspondent David Gregory attends the launch party for MSNBC's new entertainment shows ?MSNBC at the Movies? and ?MSNBC Entertainment Hot List? at The Hit Factory January 28, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)
REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE -- Pictured: (l-r) NBC Nightly News correspondent David Gregory and Senator John McCain, R-AZ speak behind the scenes prior to the Republican Presidential Debate on May 3, 2007 -- Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC NewsWire
WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 19: Former Counselor to U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, Mary Matalin (R), speaks as NBC Chief White House Correspondent, David Gregory (L), listens as they debate on how Cheney should have handled the news release of his hunting accident during a taping of 'Meet the Press' at the NBC studios February 19, 2006 in Washington, DC. Vice President Cheney accidentally shot his lawyer friend, Harry Whittington, when they were hunting together at a ranch on February 11 in South Texas and the news did not break for almost 24 hours until the ranch owner reported the incident to a local reporter. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images for Meet the Press)
ST-Gregory Date: 03-09-06 Photographer: Susan Biddle /TWP Neg#178193 Washington, DC NBC White House correspondent David Gregory, known for his agressive questioning, at the White House. Gregory on 'Pebble Beach' where he often does stand-ups. (Photo by Susan Biddle/The Washington Post/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - JUNE 25: NBC Chief White House Correspondent David Gregory speaks during a taping of 'Meet the Press' at the NBC studios June 25, 2006 in Washington, DC. Gregory spoke on various topics including the war in Iraq and the elections in 2006 and 2008. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images for Meet the Press)
WASHINGTON - AUGUST 13: NBC Chief White House Correspondent David Gregory (L) interviews Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean (R) via satellite from Vermont during a taping of 'Meet the Press' at the NBC studios August 13, 2006 in Washington, DC. Dean discussed the upcoming fall elections and the defeat of Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) in the Connecticut Democratic primary last week. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images for Meet the Press)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 3233 -- Pictured: NBC News Chief White House Correspondent David Gregory during an interview on October 13, 2006 (Photo by Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - APRIL 08: NBC News Chief White House Correspondent David Gregory (L) speaks as NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd (R) looks on during a taping of 'Meet the Press' at the NBC Studios April 8, 2007 in Washington, DC. Gregory and Todd joined a roundtable discussion to speak on various topics including the war in Iraq and the presidential elections in 2008. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images for Meet the Press)
WASHINGTON - APRIL 26: (AFP OUT) Jon Meacham (C), editor of Newsweek magazine, and Doris Kearns Goodwin, Presidential Historian, listen to David Gregory (L) speak during a live taping of 'Meet the Press' at NBC April 26, 2009 in Washington, DC. Goodwin and Meacham spoke about President Obama's first 100 days as president of the United States. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images for Meet the Press)
MEET THE PRESS -- Pictured: David Gregory -- NBC News' David Gregory speaks with President Bill Clinton about today's developing story on Iran's secret nuclear facility. The interview will air Sunday, September 27, 2009 on 'Meet The Press' (Photo by Ali Goldstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MEET THE PRESS -- Pictured: Moderator David Gregory appears on 'Meet the Press' in Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 28, 2010. (Photo by William B. Plowman/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MORNING JOE -- Decision 2010 -- Pictured: (l-r) NBC Political director Chuck Todd, Host of 'Meet the Press' David Gregory (Photo by Virginia Sherwood/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MEET THE PRESS -- Pictured: Moderator David Gregory appears on 'Meet the Press' in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010. (Photo by William B. Plowman/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Ann Curry and David Gregory appear on NBC News' 'Today' show (Photo by Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: David Gregory appears on NBC News' 'Today' show (Photo by Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MEET THE PRESS -- Pictured: (l-r) Mitt Romney, David Gregory in Boston, Massachusetts on September 8, 2012 -- (Photo by: Paul Marotta/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: (L-R) NBC 'Today' show anchors Al Rocker, Savannah Guthrie, South Korean rapper Psy, and David Gregory pose for a picture on NBC's 'Today' at Rockefeller Plaza on September 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Savannah Guthrie and David Gregory appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
MEET THE PRESS -- Pictured: Host David Gregory appears on 'Meet the Press' in Washington, D.C., Sunday, April 6, 2014. (Photo by: Kris Connor/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
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Gregory had been a part of CNN's early primary coverage, while also appearing on other networks.

Gregory left NBC News two years ago, after a 6-year run as moderator of Meet the Press. He'd been with NBC since 1995.

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