Former Gov. Edward G. Rendell is becoming a political analyst for NBC, the network announced. The announcement comes a day after it was reported that Gov. Rendell would be returning to Ballard Spahr as a partner.

"I'm excited about this new opportunity with NBC because I believe our country faces critical challenges in the next two years," said Gov. Rendell. "The ability to have my voice heard and create an impact on the political discourse is exciting to me and is an extension of my continued commitment to public life."