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  • CNN commentator Alice Stewart dies at 58.
  • She suffered a medical emergency.
  • She was a veteran GOP political advisor.

The world of U.S. journalism is mourning the death of a respected political commentator and advisor.

Alice Stewart, well-known political advisor and CNN commentator has tragically died at the age of 58.

The authorities received an emergency call about a body located outside.

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CNN commentator Alice Stewart dies

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Stewart’s body was found in the Bellevue neighborhood of northern Virginia early Saturday morning.

Police reported that no foul play is suspected in her death.

Mark Thompson, executive director of CNN, sent an email to staff mourning the loss. Thompson described Stewart as «a very dear friend and colleague to all of us at CNN.»

“A political veteran and an Emmy Award-winning journalist who brought an incomparable spark to CNN’s coverage, known across our bureaus not only for her political savvy, but for her unwavering kindness,” he wrote. «Our hearts are heavy as we mourn such an extraordinary loss.»

Her outstanding career at CNN

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Born on March 11, 1966 in Atlanta, Stewart began her media career as a local reporter in Georgia. She then moved to Little Rock, Arkansas, where she worked as a news anchor.

Stewart played a key role as communications director in then-Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s office, according to The Associated Press.

Her professional relationship with Huckabee continued during his presidential run in 2008. She later worked on the 2012 presidential campaigns of Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum.

In 2016, she assumed the position of communications director for the Campaign for presidential election of Texas Senator Ted Cruz. Stewart became an influential figure within the Republican Party.

Saying goodbye to Alice Stewart

At CNN, her political analysis and commentary was always valued for its clarity and accuracy. Her death has generated a large number of reactions and tributes from colleagues and political figures.

«I am shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of @CNN political commentator Alice Stewart,» wrote her colleague Keith Boykin.

“Alice Stewart was a consummate professional and truly one of the best and kindest people you will ever have in your life. And for almost two decades she has been a dear friend,» another person wrote on social media.

«She was not a Trump fan. It is still sad that she died suddenly today and that her body was found outside,» another person commented.

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