Laura Anne Ingraham is an American radio talk show host, best-selling author, and conservative political commentator. Her nationally syndicated talk show, The Laura Ingraham Show, airs throughout the United States on Courtside Entertainment, and she is the official guest host for Fox News Channel’s The O’Reilly Factor.CareerIngraham grew up in a middle-class family in Glastonbury, Connecticut, and graduated from Glastonbury High School in 1981.Ingraham earned a bachelor's degree at Dartmouth College in 1985 and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree at the University of Virginia School of Law in 1991. As a Dartmouth undergraduate, she was a staff member of the independent conservative newspaper, The Dartmouth Review. In her senior year, she was the newspaper's editor-in-chief, its first female editor. She wrote a few controversial articles during her tenure, notably an article alleging racist and unprofessional behavior by a Dartmouth music professor Bill Cole. Cole later sued Ingraham for $2.4 million; the college paid for his lawyer. The lawsuit was settled in 1985.