Deborah Pryce attended until 1969 Champion High School in her hometown of Warren and then studied until 1973 at the Ohio State University in Columbus. After a subsequent law degree from Capital University in Columbus and its 1976, Admitted to the bar, she began to work in this profession. Between 1976 and 1978 she worked as a judge in the administration of the insurance department of the State government of Ohio; 1975 to 1985 she served as a prosecutor for the City of Columbus. Between 1986 and 1992 she was a judge at the Municipal Court in Franklin County. Politically, she joined the Republican Party.
In the congressional elections of 1992, Pryce was in the 15th electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where they became the successor of Chalmers Wylie on January 3, 1993. After seven elections she was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 2009 eight legislatures. In this time the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, the Iraq war and the military mission in Afghanistan fell. From 2003 to 2007 she was chairman of the House Republican Conference. In the meantime, she served on the Committee on Financial Services and the Committee on Rules. In 2008, she gave up another candidacy.
Deborah Pryce is divorced and lives with her daughter in Upper Arlington.