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US Conservative Radio Host Rush Limbaugh Dead: Family

US Conservative Radio Host Rush Limbaugh Dead: Family”

Rush Limbaugh, the conservative radio host who shaped the modern-day Republican party, is dead after losing his battle to cancer.

Limbaugh's wife, Kathryn, made the painful announcement on his radio show this morning.

The right-wing radio personality, whose impact on the GOP's more extreme messaging in the USA is well-documented, died due to complications from lung cancer.

Limbaugh, the leading voice of the conservative movement, succumbed to his battle with lung cancer at the age of 70 after getting his Stage 4 diagnosis in January 2020.

At the time, former President Donald Trump said Limbaugh's cancer diagnosis was not good news, but added, "What is good news is that he is the greatest fighter and victor that you will ever meet".

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"This is not good news, but what is good news is that he is the greatest fighter and victor that you will ever meet".

In his last broadcast of 2020, Limbaugh thanked his listeners for their support as he opened up about his fight with terminal cancer.

Limbaugh has been been a nationally syndicated talk show host for 31 years, and was heard in hundreds of markets from coast to coast. "Now, we all are, is the point".

He had vowed to do his program "as normally and as competently" as he could while undergoing treatment.

He started in radio in 1971 as a Top 40 music DJ in Pennsylvania. Read the full Fox News report.



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