Very sad news to report today, conservative radio pioneer Rush Limbaugh has died at the age of 70.
He began treatment for lung cancer about a year ago.
Rush Limbaugh has died at age 70. The conservative talk-radio pioneer began treatment for lung cancer just over a year ago. https://t.co/hRrqAfZp2m
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) February 17, 2021
Rush Limbaugh, the conservative media icon who for decades used his perch as the king of talk-radio to shape the politics of both the Republican Party and nation, died Wednesday after a battle with cancer. He was 70 years old.
Limbaugh announced in February 2020 that he had been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. Limbaugh continued to host his show while undergoing treatment, and he told listeners that he remained hopeful he would defeat the disease.
A pioneer of AM talk-radio, Limbaugh for 32 years hosted “The Rush Limbaugh Show,” a nationally-syndicated program with millions of loyal