BREAKING: Chip Reid Leaves NBC for CBS…

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From the NBC bio: “Chip Reid is based in Washington, D.C., where he covers Congress and politics for “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams,” “Today” and MSNBC.”

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>UPDATE: A tipster tells us that Reid’s contract was up at NBC…

>UPDATE: A tipster tells us that CBS is expected to announce Reid’s hire this week.

>UPDATE: A tipster says that the Reid-NBC split was amicable and that he took a good opportunity at CBS. NBC expects to name Reid’s replacement soon.