Karl Rove Returns to Fox

    TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 28:  Karl Rove, former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor to U.S. President George W. Bush, walks on the floor before the start of the second day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Today is the first full session of the RNC after the start was delayed due to Tropical Storm Isaac.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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    Hope he used that time to think. Republican strategist Karl Rove returned to Fox News on Monday night after a 27-day absence, reportedly caused by his Election Night meltdown. Rove appeared on Special Report with Bret Baier to discuss the implications of the looming fiscal cliff with Democratic strategist Joe Trippi, a fellow Fox News contributor. Rove did not address his absence. He was last seen on the network on Nov. 13, but has reportedly been kept off the air in an effort to make the major faces of the Republican Party less visible on the network.

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