50 Facts About Laura Ingraham

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Laura Ingraham's has been the host of The Ingraham Angle on Fox News Channel since October 2017, and is the editor-in-chief of LifeZette.

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Laura Ingraham's formerly hosted the nationally syndicated radio show The Laura Ingraham Show.

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Laura Ingraham worked as a speechwriter in the Reagan administration in the late 1980s.

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Laura Ingraham is known for her support for Donald Trump, and acted as an informal advisor during his presidency.

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Laura Ingraham grew up in Glastonbury, Connecticut, where she was born to Anne Caroline and James Frederick Laura Ingraham III.

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Laura Ingraham's then attended the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a notes editor for the Virginia Law Review.

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Laura Ingraham's briefly served as editor of The Prospect, the magazine issued by Concerned Alumni of Princeton.

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Several years later, on her radio program, Laura Ingraham began campaigning for another cable television show.

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In 2012, Laura Ingraham was rated as the No 5 radio show in America by Talkers Magazine.

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Laura Ingraham's was the second major host from TRN's lineup to leave the network that year: TRN's other major program, The Savage Nation, left TRN two months earlier.

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Laura Ingraham continues to produce podcast material for Courtside's PodcastOne division.

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12.

In January 2018, Laura Ingraham confirmed that she had sold the majority stake in LifeZette to The Katz Group, owned by Canadian billionaire Daryl Katz.

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In 2017, Laura Ingraham was described by The New York Times as an "ardent nationalist".

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Laura Ingraham has been described as "no stranger to generating controversy" by Variety and as a "name-brand provocateur" by Politico.

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Laura Ingraham has said that her influences include Ronald Reagan, Robert Bork and Pat Buchanan.

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Laura Ingraham's sent a reporter undercover in 1984 to a campus Gay Students Association meeting, and later received criticism when, despite an oath of confidentiality being read to participants, Ingraham published a transcript of the meeting and included the names of the attendees, describing them as "cheerleaders for latent campus sodomites".

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Laura Ingraham argued that confidentiality did not apply because the meeting had been advertised, and defended the outing of the gay students as a "freedom of the press issue".

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Jeffrey Hart, the faculty adviser for The Dartmouth Review, described Laura Ingraham as having "the most extreme anti-homosexual views imaginable", and said "she went so far as to avoid a local eatery where she feared the waiters were homosexual".

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In 1997, Laura Ingraham wrote an essay in The Washington Post in which she stated that she had changed her views on homosexuality after witnessing "the dignity, fidelity, and courage" with which her gay brother, Curtis, and his partner coped with the latter being diagnosed with AIDS; Curtis's partner ultimately died of the disease.

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Laura Ingraham has stated that she supports civil unions between same-sex partners, but believes marriage "is between a man and a woman".

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Laura Ingraham is a frequent critic of immigration and has expressed anti-immigration views.

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Laura Ingraham's opposed the proposed bipartisan 2013 US Senate comprehensive immigration reform plan.

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In 2014, Laura Ingraham said that allowing more immigrant workers to come to the United States would be "obscene to the American experience".

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That same year, Laura Ingraham harshly criticized Republican congresswoman Renee Elmers for expressing support for a comprehensive immigration bill which included a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants who were in the country at the time.

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In September 2014, Laura Ingraham claimed that then-President Barack Obama sent assistance to Africa during the 2014 Ebola outbreak and exposed Americans to the virus because of his guilt over "colonialism".

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Laura Ingraham's called on the congressman "to stop selling out the Trump agenda".

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In February 2018, Laura Ingraham said NBA players LeBron James and Kevin Durant should "shut up and dribble" after James called comments by Trump "laughable and scary".

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In 2020, when Drew Brees, a white athlete, criticized protesters who kneeled during the U S national anthem, Ingraham was criticized for supporting his statements, which she had not done in the earlier case with the African-American athletes.

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Laura Ingraham's further described criticism of the family separation policy as "faux liberal outrage".

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Laura Ingraham had referred to the border crossings as "slow-rolling invasion of the United States".

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Laura Ingraham's is described as having "a general antipathy toward business-stifling trial lawyers".

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In 2021 Laura Ingraham and suggested getting rid of unemployment benefits for those who are capable of work but refuse to do so.

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In September of 2022, Laura Ingraham criticized the Biden administration's student loan forgiveness program, stating that her mother worked as a waitress until she was 73 to help pay for Laura Ingraham's loans.

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The statement was ridiculed by critics who noted that Laura Ingraham had held high-salary jobs since the 1980s and should've been able to pay off her loans herself rather than depend on her mother during that time period.

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Laura Ingraham is a supporter of Israel, which she called "one of our closest allies".

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Laura Ingraham's criticized Ilhan Omar's description of Israel as an apartheid regime.

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In 2016 after Trump became the Republican nominee Laura Ingraham expressed support for Trump during her speech at the Republican National Committee.

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In 2022, Laura Ingraham criticized the Justice Department and FBI for the search of Mar-a-Lago over Trump's handling of classified information, but suggested that Republican voters might "turn the page" and back another 2024 presidential candidate "if we can get someone who has all Trump's policies, who's not Trump".

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Laura Ingraham's characterized it as a miracle drug and booked guests on her show to promote the drug.

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Laura Ingraham's mocked Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Robert R Redfield after he cautioned against the drug.

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In May 2020, Laura Ingraham criticized requirements that people wear face masks in public as a way to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

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Laura Ingraham's gave airtime to Harmeet Dhillon, a Republican operative who filed lawsuits against California to stop the implementation of stay-at-home orders intended to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

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Laura Ingraham was an early media proponent of the anti-parasite drug ivermectin as a treatment for COVID-19, and promoted a conspiracy theory that doctors and officials "vilify and dismiss and demean, and, frankly, lie about it, the effectiveness of these drugs".

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Laura Ingraham has accused Democrats of wanting to abolish the Second Amendment.

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In February 2018 Laura Ingraham warned Trump about supporting gun control and said in a tweet “If the President @realDonaldTrump dives on the 2nd [Amendment], he won't have to worry [about] who runs his 2020 campaign”.

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In March 2018, Laura Ingraham's show was boycotted by 27 sponsors after she ridiculed David Hogg, a 17-year-old student survivor of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, for supposedly complaining about being rejected by four colleges.

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Laura Ingraham hosted Republicans Jim Banks, Stephen Miller, and Jim Jordan who endorsed the theory.

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Laura Ingraham attended a Baptist church until the age of twelve, later converting to Roman Catholicism.

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Laura Ingraham has dated George Conway and Dinesh D'Souza, fellow conservatives.

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50.

Laura Ingraham's is a single parent of three children: a girl from Guatemala adopted in 2008, a boy from Russia adopted in 2009, and a second boy adopted from Russia in 2011.

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