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Conservative commentator Ann Coulter has insulted Jews, 9/11 widows and a variety of Democratic politicians, yet she continues to have a loyal fan base.
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Born in New York City on December 8, 1961, Ann Coulter worked as a lawyer for the Senate Judiciary Committee before appearing on MSNBC as a legal consultant in 1996. She was dismissed twice from that network. Coulter's brand of insult commentary has earned her a unique, conservative fan base. She has made frequent guest appearances on various television and radio talk shows and authored six books,
including High Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Case Against Bill Clinton (1998); If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans (2007); and Demonic: How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America (2011).
Ann Hart Coulter was born on December 8, 1961, in New York City. She and her two older brothers were raised in New Canaan, Connecticut. She described her family as "upper-middle-class" and her attorney father a "union buster."
Ann Coulter graduated with honors from Cornell University in 1984 and received her law degree at University of Michigan Law School, where she was an editor of The Michigan Law Review.
Coulter served as a law clerk in Kansas City for Pasco Bowman II of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. After briefly working in private practice in New York City, she went to work for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in 1995, handling crime and immigration issues for Senator Spencer Abraham of Michigan.
Coulter first stepped into the public eye when she was hired in 1996 by MSNBC as a legal correspondent. The channel dismissed her twice, first in February 1997, after she insulted then U.S. Ambassador to France, the late Pamela Harriman, as it was covering her memorial service. She was dismissed again after she tangled with a Vietnam veteran campaigning against landmines.
Coulter has made frequent guest appearances on various television and radio talk shows, and authored six books. Her first, High Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Case Against Bill Clinton, published in 1998, made a case for Clinton's impeachment. Her other books include If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans, published in October 2007; Guilty: Liberal "Victims" and Their Assault on America, published in January 2009; and Demonic: How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America, published in June 2011.
Coulter periodically triggers a firestorm of controversy with her writings and appearances. She slammed four activist widows of 9/11 victims, known as "The Jersey Girls," after they endorsed John Kerry for president in 2004, writing, "I've never seen people enjoying their husbands' deaths so much."
Additionally, Coulter once said in an interview that Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh should have bombed The New York Times building, and called 2004 Democratic vice-presidential nominee John Edwards a "faggot."
Coulter has been engaged several times, but never married. She owns both a condominium in Manhattan and a house in Palm Beach, Florida.
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