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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Bob Schieffer,”Face The Nation” host and ‘CBS News’ Chief Washington Correspondent  announced his retirement on Wednesday.

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Schieffer has been with ‘CBS News’ for 46 years and has also been the moderator of the Sunday show “Face the Nation” for 24 years.

He announced his retirement at a symposium at Texas Christian University.

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Shortly after his announcement, Schieffer tweeted, “Great talking journalism at @TCU tonight. Also really happy to be in my hometown, where it all started, to announce my retirement.” 

According to CBS News, he is set to retire this summer.

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