Former Sen. Scott Brown’s (R-MA) contract with Fox News has been terminated.
“Scott Brown’s contributor agreement was officially terminated today once he notified FOX News of his intention to form an exploratory committee to run for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire,” Fox News Executive Vice President of Programming Bill Shine said in a statement on Friday according to Roll Call.
The statement came a day after news broke that Brown would form an exploratory committee to run in the Republican primary to face Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH). The network has routinely suspended contracts for candidates once they officially jump into a race.
Brown had gone back and forth with his contract in the past before he decided to run. When his contract with Fox last ended speculation started that he had finally decided to run for Senate in New Hampshire. But then the contract was renewed soon after. This time, since Brown has announced the formation of an exploratory committee to run for Senate, he seems much more serious.