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Monica Crowley (born September 19, 1968) is a radio and television political commentator based in New York City.

Crowley holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science from Colgate University and a doctorate in international relations from Columbia University (2000). The title of her doctoral dissertation was "Clearer than truth: Determining and preserving grand strategy. The evolution of American policy toward the People's Republic of China under Truman and Nixon". In 1990, she became Foreign Policy Assistant to former President Richard Nixon, a post she held from 1990 until his death in 1994. She was an editorial adviser and consultant on his last two books, Seize the Moment (1992) and Beyond Peace (1994). Crowley used this period to record her conversations and observations about Nixon (she kept a diary), and she published two subsequent books on the former President in his final years: Nixon Off the Record: His Candid Commentary on People (1996) and Nixon in Winter (1998).
In the mid-1990s Crowley wrote a column for the New York Post and was a commentator for National Public Radio's "Morning Edition". She has also written for The New Yorker[1], the Wall Street Journal, the LA Times and the Baltimore Sun.
Since 2002, she's had her own radio show The Monica Crowley Show, which is now on weekdays, and is a regular commentator on The John Batchelor Show.

In 1996, she joined Fox News Channel, where she was a foreign affairs and political analyst. She received her doctorate in international relations from Columbia University during this period. She substituted several times for Sean Hannity on Fox News Channel's Hannity & Colmes. Her sister, Dr. Jocelyn Crowley, is married to Hannity's former co-host, Alan Colmes.

In 2004, she joined MSNBC's Connected: Coast to Coast with co-host Ron Reagan. After a nine month run, the last show aired on December 9, 2005. Following the cancellation of Connected: Coast to Coast, MSNBC announced that Crowley would anchor a program in the noon hour. That program never debuted.
She has appeared as a recurring guest on Imus in the Morning and has hosted MSNBC's broadcast of The Best of Imus in the Morning.On October 31, 2005, Crowley appeared on The Colbert Report.
In mid 2007, Crowley returned to Fox News Channel. She has been a regular participant on The McLaughlin Group since late 2007, taking the seat formerly occupied by conservative journalist Tony Blankley.In August 2008 Crowley stated on the The O'Reilly Factor that she was back with Fox News.

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I have been watching "The McLaughlin Group" since it's inception back in the early 1980's.  One of my favorite political commentators is Pat Buchanon who has been a regular on the show for most of the program's long history.  I think it is safe to day that "The McLaughlin Group" is the original "talking heads" show.  In 2007, Monica Crowley joined the show in one of the "conservative" seats formerly occupied by Tony Blankley.  I had seen …
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