Alan Colmes

American broadcaster (1950-2017)

Alan Samuel Colmes (September 24, 1950 – February 23, 2017) was an American radio and television host, former comedian and author. His talk radio show is distributed by Fox News Radio. He was the writer of the book, Red, White and Liberal: How Left is Right and Right is Wrong.[1] From 1996 to 2009, Colmes was the co-host of Hannity & Colmes, a nightly political debate show on Fox News Channel.

Alan Colmes
Colmes in 2014
Alan Samuel Colmes

(1950-09-24)September 24, 1950
DiedFebruary 23, 2017(2017-02-23) (aged 66)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
EducationHofstra University
Occupation(s)Television and radio host, political commentator, writer, blogger
EmployerFox News Channel
Political partyDemocratic
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Colmes died at a Manhattan medical center on February 23, 2017, at the age of 66 after suffering from lymphoma. [2]


  1. Red, White & Liberal: How Left is Right and Right is Wrong
  2. Langer, Emily (2017-02-23). "Alan Colmes, co-host of 'Hannity & Colmes' and liberal in 'lion's den' of Fox News, dies at 66". Washington Post. Retrieved 2017-02-23.

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