Republican strategist Mary Matalin has signed on to serve as a CNN political contributor. She will appear on programs across the network including Anderson Cooper 360, State of the Union with John King, and The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. Matalin will also appear twice monthly alongside her husband, Democratic strategist and fellow CNN political contributor James Carville, exclusively on State of the Union with John King starting Sunday, April 26.

Matalin formerly held the White House positions of assistant to President George W. Bush and counselor to Vice President Dick Cheney and was former co-host of CNN’s Crossfire.