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Jeanine Pirro

AKA Jeanine Ferris

Born: 2-Jun-1951
Birthplace: Elmira, NY

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Justice with Judge Jeanine

Supporter of abortion rights and gun rights.

Ran for Hillary Clinton's Senate seat in 2006, but dropped out of the primary after it was apparent she would be handily defeated. Her weekend show on Fox News, Justice with Judge Jeanine, was briefly suspended by the network following her contention that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) was somehow beholden to Sharia Law.

Father: Leo Ferris (mobile-home salesman)
Mother: Esther Awad (onetime department-store model, d. 2019 pancreatic cancer)
Sister: Mary Louise Gershowitz
Husband: Albert J. Pirro, Jr. (real estate lawyer, m. 1975, div. 2013, one son, one daughter)
Son: Alexander
Daughter: Christi ("Kiki")

    High School: Notre Dame High School, Elmira, NY (1969)
    University: BA, University at Buffalo
    Law School: JD, Albany Law School (1975)

    New York State Official DA, Westchester County (1993-2005)
    New York State Official Judge, Westchester County (1991-93)
    New York State Official ADA, Westchester County (1975-90)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Wedding: Donald Trump and Melania Knauss (2005)
    Lebanese Ancestry

    Fox News Channel Justice with Judge Jeanine (2011-)

    The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (8-Feb-2015)

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Author of books:
To Punish and Protect: A DA's Fight Against a System that Coddles Criminals (2003, nonfiction, with Catherine Whitney)
Liars, Leakers, and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy (2018)

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