WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has joined CBS News as a contributor.

CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager and president David Rhodes say Rice "will use her insight and vast experience to explore issues facing America at home and abroad."

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Rice served as secretary of state during President George W. Bush's second term. She was the first African-American woman to hold the post.

Rice was Bush's national security adviser during his first term and worked on the National Security Council under President George H.W. Bush.