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Laura Ingraham joins ABC News
Politico ^ | 4/14/14 | HADAS GOLD

Posted on 04/16/2014 8:33:05 PM PDT by kingattax

Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham has joined ABC News as a contributor, "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos announced on Sunday.

Ingraham will continue to serve as Fox News contributor and guest host for Fox's "The O'Reilly Factor." She will also continue to host her daily radio program, which is broadcast by the Courtside Entertainment Group.

Ingraham, who previously served as a speechwriter-turned-adviser to President Ronald Reagan and as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, joined Fox News in 2007.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abcnews; ingraham; talkradio

1 posted on 04/16/2014 8:33:05 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Ingraham is media glutton for attention...but the left is going to use her as an “idiot savant” because she has ZERO political instincts...and will be a wedge in the republican argument for return to power...

years ago she did everything to get Andrew and matts attention...it was sickening


2 posted on 04/16/2014 8:38:07 PM PDT by Understand the stimulus
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To: Understand the stimulus

She’s in favor of amnesty also. I wouldn’t call her a conservative.


3 posted on 04/16/2014 8:39:03 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: AlmaKing

I knew there was a reason ABC hired her. I quit paying attention to the talking heads a while back. I get my information from trusted internet sources like this one (including the very informed commenters who often have “the rest of the story”) then I decide what my opinion on it is.


4 posted on 04/16/2014 8:41:43 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: AlmaKing

exactly


5 posted on 04/16/2014 8:49:48 PM PDT by Understand the stimulus
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To: kingattax

Into the belly of the beast. Her adopted children will suffer - how does she find time for this?


6 posted on 04/16/2014 8:58:02 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: AlmaKing

What is it with everyone on FR attacking our best and brightest?
Laura is not always of my opinion but she is conservative and she is media savvy.


7 posted on 04/16/2014 8:59:38 PM PDT by mylife
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To: AlmaKing

Obviously, you don’t listen to her. She is NOT for amnesty. She even lectured George Will about the elite taking this position. She is for the American workers.


8 posted on 04/16/2014 9:00:32 PM PDT by DLfromthedesert (She accomplished nothing: should have stayed at home and baked cookies)
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To: Cheerio

Well well, sound to me that the the true flag is now flying here.


9 posted on 04/16/2014 9:00:58 PM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Cheerio

Herman Cain was talking about this today i.e. why do conservatives go on the main media shows out numbered 3 or 4 to 1. They are there for a prop, not for what they contribute. He said he will do shows on the MSM only when the odds are even, otherwise, he becomes a foil to their continued barbs.


10 posted on 04/16/2014 9:03:01 PM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Cheerio

Should she suck O’Baxters butt?.

I have not heard her in years but it seems like a good move to me.
She is still in the Fox camp and now she is in the Snuffalufagus camp.
Time and truth will tell the tale.


11 posted on 04/16/2014 9:03:52 PM PDT by mylife
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To: kingattax

Personally, I think she’ll talk some sense into a lot of lefties heads over there at ABC. She’s extremely bright, attractive, articulate, and tough. Did she maybe have to play politics to move up the ladder back in the day? Probably. Is she perfect on all issues? No. Just let it go and give the woman a chance. The more women we have on our side, the better chance we have of convincing folks that our solutions are the best solutions.


12 posted on 04/16/2014 9:03:54 PM PDT by Mustangman (The GOP)
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To: kingattax

Token conservative on ABC News - she’ll have less influence than the last token conservative there. Also - I can just imagine Steppy’s snarky grin while he announced this on the air - kinda like the grin a mean kid would have while torturing a frog.


13 posted on 04/16/2014 9:04:06 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: AlmaKing

listen and learn

6:58 of gold

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUwVAimKnIM


14 posted on 04/16/2014 9:06:34 PM PDT by Kolath
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To: AlmaKing
She’s in favor of amnesty also. I wouldn’t call her a conservative.

Got a link for that?

15 posted on 04/16/2014 9:08:11 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: AlmaKing
She’s in favor of amnesty also. I wouldn’t call her a conservative.

Actually, the pro-amnesty GOP-e types are afraid of her.

dailycaller.com/2014/04/10/virginia-gop-official-that-dissed-anti-amnesty-republicans-skips-laura-ingraham-radio-show/

16 posted on 04/16/2014 9:13:26 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Kolath

Laura is kicking serious ass in that clip.


17 posted on 04/16/2014 9:13:35 PM PDT by mylife
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To: AlmaKing

Please..who the hell are you?


18 posted on 04/16/2014 9:16:04 PM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: All

Let us all stop fighting our friends and fight the enemy!

I am tired of the Rush Bashing and the Hannity bashing.

Let’s pop Obama.


19 posted on 04/16/2014 9:16:38 PM PDT by mylife
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To: kingattax; flaglady47; mickie; pax_et_bonum; Maine Mariner; seekthetruth
I'll bet she's easing herself out of Fox. I see her departure in the near future.

I would take a powder, also, if I were Laura having to sit like a pinata while O'Reilly spews his political stupidities at her and overtalks her and interupts her and corrects her till she has to grit her teeth to keep her eyes from rolling around her head on camera.

O'Reilly is NEVER more know-it-all and incorrect than when he's picking fights and nits with Laura. We know...and SHE knows.....he never allows anyone to be smarter than he in his one-on-one debates.

Laura has always been a friend of FR....and if I remember correctly, she was an invited guest speaker at one of FR's big events many years ago. Perhaps some old-timer here will remember the occasion.

Leni

20 posted on 04/16/2014 9:20:40 PM PDT by MinuteGal (Our greatness - built upon our freedom - is moral, not material)
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To: kingattax

Good for Laura she has expanded her platform.

Kudos.


21 posted on 04/16/2014 9:22:11 PM PDT by mylife
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To: Kolath

and where was this later reported on msm ?


22 posted on 04/16/2014 9:28:37 PM PDT by Understand the stimulus
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To: MinuteGal

I think O’Reilly picks arguments with conservatives more than liberals. When he has the segment of Mary Catherine Ham and Juan Williams, he will cut of Mary Catherine Ham 9 times out of 10. Just last evening the segment with Alan Colmes and Monica Crowley... He gets noticeably perturbed if Crowley gets “too conservative” for him. He actually said that her idea was “too out there” basically calling her a wacko far right winger. There are others as well, but yes I remember O’Reily not wanting to let Ingraham have the last word and she is usually more right than he is but his huge ego will not allow a woman to be more right than he is on his OWN show, but he will love to get triple teams on the VIEW, all with a smile on his face with Behart and Whoopi look like they would strangle him if they could.


23 posted on 04/16/2014 9:29:35 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Blue Highway

If Roger Ailes still had a brain.. he would fire Ted Baxter and hire Laura.

She has kids, needs the income and got mafiaed off the radio in many markets.

Coming soon to a “1x1 Free Speech Zone” near you too.

Not a huge fan but I like her tenacity.


24 posted on 04/16/2014 9:41:55 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: AlmaKing

She’s boring and her voice is abrasive, but I’m sure when I listened to her she was really anti amnesty.


25 posted on 04/16/2014 9:42:38 PM PDT by MNDude
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To: Mustangman

“Personally, I think she’ll talk some sense into a lot of lefties heads over there at ABC. She’s extremely bright, attractive, articulate, and tough. Did she maybe have to play politics to move up the ladder back in the day? Probably. Is she perfect on all issues? No. Just let it go and give the woman a chance. The more women we have on our side, the better chance we have of convincing folks that our solutions are the best solutions.”

AGREED


26 posted on 04/16/2014 9:43:32 PM PDT by jcon40
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To: MNDude

Yeah Yeah yeah she has an abrasive voice and a mastectomy, does that make her the enemy?


27 posted on 04/16/2014 9:45:41 PM PDT by mylife
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To: MNDude

Although I have not listened to her in years the FACT is she is one of the brightest most polished media people out there.

She knows how to produce a show.


28 posted on 04/16/2014 9:48:25 PM PDT by mylife
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To: kingattax

You know, I have my doubts about her.


29 posted on 04/16/2014 9:51:27 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: mylife

No, it’s just that when some huge event happens Ill turn on the radio to hear Rush’s or Levin’s take on it, only to be disappointed that it’s her instead.


30 posted on 04/16/2014 9:53:29 PM PDT by MNDude
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To: MNDude

Laura is one of the best out there.
She is a media professional, and she IS a conservative.


31 posted on 04/16/2014 9:56:27 PM PDT by mylife
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To: DLfromthedesert

Well, she might not be for it in her heart or when discussing our countries problems but I clearly remember turning her off a number of times last year when she basically advocated passing some kind of immigration reform. Much like Savage she thinks it is inevitable likely and so just thinks Republicans should have some input or get credit for what cannot be stopped. I definitely recall her being in favor of going forward with amnesty/ immigration reform - which to me is a true conservative deal breaker - Western European American culture and heritage destroyed forever along with our way of life in a fashion never before allowed by a country in the history of the world for the most part. I would challenge anyone to come up with a comparable example that was voluntary and without a fight in which a great nation or empire allowed itself to be overrun as this one is.


32 posted on 04/16/2014 10:02:08 PM PDT by Sheapdog (Chew the meat, spit out the bones - FUBO - Come and get me)
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To: All

It makes NO SENSE to attack our own and tear them apart while the enemy skates away.


33 posted on 04/16/2014 10:02:33 PM PDT by mylife
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To: mylife

Laura Ingraham got a new gig. Let’s all have a cry about it.
Personally I am pinching my nose at the people that spit at her.


34 posted on 04/16/2014 10:20:35 PM PDT by mylife
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To: Understand the stimulus

I haven’t listened to her in ages. Her show comes on during Rush’s. But I did a week ago and she was going on and on about her “friend” Ariana Huffington and how they go way back and how they are intimates.

What the heck?


36 posted on 04/16/2014 11:59:01 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: AlmaKing

You are 100% wrong.
Have you ever listened to her show?


37 posted on 04/17/2014 12:39:34 AM PDT by Post5203 (For the first time in my life, I despise this country.)
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To: Osage Orange

Yeah I think there is organized trolling about amnesty. Probably the lefts effort to suppress our voting. If anybody is strong about amnestyit is Ingraham.


38 posted on 04/17/2014 2:14:45 AM PDT by sgtyork (Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy)
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To: mrsmel

Besides the weather I turned off the news on 11/7/12


39 posted on 04/17/2014 2:54:28 AM PDT by personalaccts (Is George W going to protect the border?)
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To: capydick

These attitudes are one of the reasons this country is in the shape it is. Our side has allowed the libs to take control of all major institutions and media. Its time our side infiltrated theirs.


40 posted on 04/17/2014 2:54:33 AM PDT by Catsrus (A)
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To: Catsrus

Unless there is a MAJOR, and I mean REALLY BIG news story, we NEVER watch any TV news. The talking heads make no money off me.


41 posted on 04/17/2014 4:21:06 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: kingattax

Laura is good. Hope she’ll do good.


42 posted on 04/17/2014 5:51:07 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: kingattax
It was interesting to see how George Will changed after he left ABC. While he was there, he was always out numbered. He would often make an insightful conservative point, and then sit back and duck all of the slings and arrows inevitably flung at him. He would rarely be afforded an opportunity to rebut these attacks.

At first, at Fox News, he would do the same, make short witty comments, and then sit back and cringe. It would often take some amount of interpretation to even fully follow his comments. Now that he is no longer blasted by a half dozen unrelenting attacks, he explains his points in more detail and takes more time to fully develop his thoughts. I wonder what will happen to Laura in the ABC environment?

43 posted on 04/17/2014 5:54:04 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (for)
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To: MinuteGal

Good for her! I watch FOX from 8-9 when Laura in on in place of BOR.


44 posted on 04/17/2014 6:28:46 AM PDT by seekthetruth (I still want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: acapesket
Laura supports a family and income is a consideration as is moving her career along. I seldom have the opportunity to hear her and generally avoid O'Reilly so miss her there but she has a lot to offer Christians and political conservatives whatever venue she is afforded. I wish her success in her new job.
45 posted on 04/17/2014 6:38:31 AM PDT by mountainfolk (God Bless the United States of America and the Republic for which it stands.)
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To: AlmaKing

Do you ever listen to Laura? She is far to the right of Ted Cruz on immigration.


46 posted on 04/17/2014 7:16:14 AM PDT by Oldhunk
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To: kingattax

wHY NOT GO ONTO ANOTHER show instead of preaching to the choir. I think it is a great move as she may change some opinions. Good luck Laura....I’m a fan of yours! I wish her well


47 posted on 04/17/2014 1:11:22 PM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (Remember, this is an administration which will not profile terrorists, but profile patriots? /Newt)
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To: lulu16

she may be somewhat conservative BUT it was a means to an end: feeding her ego...I love rush because hes lovable and easy to understand and appreciate...there is a reason this woman isn’t married: no one can stand her...I don’t criticize her adoptions because they are basically good for the children BUT she is driven by her overstated ego....Andrew knew Arianna, worked for her, built the huff post so we would have a record of how dumb liberals really are on the record...Ingraham wasn’t even there


48 posted on 04/17/2014 9:19:30 PM PDT by Understand the stimulus
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