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6 Things You Didn't Know About Laura Ingraham

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Laura Ingraham, political talk radio host, is one of the most-listened-to women on radio in America.

Here are some facts you didn't know about the radio host:

She attended an Ivy League

Laura Ingraham attended Dartmouth for undergrad and earned a Juris Doctor at the University Of Virginia School Of Law. She was also editor-in-chief of "The Dartmouth Review," the school's newspaper.

Worked as a speechwriter for Ronald Reagan's administration after graduating

In the late 1980s, Ingraham worked for the Domestic Policy Advisor as a speechwriter for the Ronald Reagan administration.

Editor-in-Chief and Co-founder of is an American news and commentary website that was launched in April 2015. The website offers opinions and news on politics, culture and lifestyle.

She is one of the most-listened-to women in America on political talk radio

The Laura Ingraham Show is listed in radio's Top 10 and is played in 225 markets across the United States.

She is a Cancer Survivor

She was diagnosed in April 2005, with an aggressive type of breast cancer. Ingraham prefers the term "thriver" over "survivor." She believes that her battle with cancer gave her a better perspective on life.

She is a supporter of domestic and international adoption

Ingraham advocates for an increase in adoption on her website She lives in Washington DC, with her daughter Maria, whom she adopted from Guatemala and two Sons, Dmitri and Nikolai who are adopted from Russia.

She wrote  "The Obama Diaries"

She has authored many pieces of literature including a New York Times Best Seller, "The Obama Diaries." The novel is a satirical group of "diary entries" from President Obama and his "minions."

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