Amy Holmes

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Amy Holmes
Born Lusaka, Zambia
Residence New York City
Alma mater Princeton University, economics
Occupation News anchor, former Republican strategist
Employer Mercury Radio Arts
Home town Seattle, Washington
Website
The Blaze

Amy M. Holmes[1] (born 1973) is a news anchor on TheBlaze TV and a former host of TheBlaze's news discussion program Real News. She appears on a regular basis as an independent political contributor for CNN and has previously appeared on Fox News.[2] She has also appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher several times. Holmes graduated from Princeton University with a BA in economics in 1994. She is an independent conservative.[2]

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Holmes was born in Zambia to an African father and a White American mother.[3][4] She was raised in her mother's native Seattle, Washington after her parents divorced when she was three.[3]

She has guest co-hosted The View[5] and co-hosted Fox News' Glenn Beck while Beck was on the road with his "Unelectable" show. She has also appeared on the HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher. She was an anchor of a morning radio program syndicated by the Washington Times newspaper called "America's Morning News". She has appeared with Cenk Uygur on MSNBC Live and Reliable Sources.

After working for several years for Independent Women's Forum, from 2003 to 2006 Holmes wrote Senate floor statements for Bill Frist, a two-term United States Senator from Tennessee and the Republican Majority Leader.[6]

At present, Holmes is anchor of Real News at Glenn Beck's network TheBlaze.

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