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John McLaughlin

John McLaughlinAKA John Joseph McLaughlin

Born: 29-Mar-1927
Birthplace: Providence, RI
Died: 16-Aug-2016
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Talk Show Host, Pundit
Party Affiliation: Republican [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The McLaughlin Group

In his mid-forties, this long-haired Jesuit priest ran unsuccessfully (as a Republican against the Vietnam War) for the U.S. Senate from Rhode Island in 1970, but eventually wound up marrying his campaign manager, Ann Dore. After the failed campaign, McLaughlin became a speechwriter for Presidents Nixon and Ford.

Host of the political insiders' shout-show The McLaughlin Group since 1982.

[1] Originally a member of the Democratic Party.

Father: Augustus H. McLaughlin (furniture salesman)
Mother: Eva Turcotte
Ann Dore McLaughlin (m. 1975, div. 1992)
Wife: Cristina Vidal (m. 22-Jun-1997, div.)

    High School: LaSalle Academy, Providence, RI
    University: Weston College, Boston, MA
    University: PhD, Columbia University

    National Review Columnist, Washington Editor (1981-89)
    Sexual Harassment 1998 (per 1998 lawsuit by executive assistant Linda Dean, settled 1999)
    Society of Jesus (former)
    Wedding: Jack Welch and Suzy Wetlaufer (2004)

    The McLaughlin Group Moderator (1982-2016)

    War Inc. (28-Apr-2008) · Himself
    Independence Day (2-Jul-1996) · Himself
    Mission Impossible (22-May-1996)
    Getting Away with Murder (12-Apr-1996) · Himself
    Dave (7-May-1993) · Himself

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