Rush Limbaugh Dead at 70 After Battle with Lung Cancer

Conservative radio personality, Rush Limbaugh, is dead at 70.

His death comes a year after he first announced he was diagnosed with lung cancer.

He died Wednesday morning at his home in Palm Beach, Florida, his wife Kathryn Adams Limbaugh announced on his show.

Rush had been hosting “The Rush Limbaugh Show” in national syndication for more than 30 years.

He was a Republican party icon and a close ally of former President Donald Trump. He was awarded the Medal of Freedom during the State of the Union address in 2020.

The radio host was diagnosed with lung cancer in January. He shared his cancer diagnosis in February and in October, he announced that his cancer is terminal.

 

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