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With 592,354 views on Wednesday, 5 February 2020 our article of the day is Rush Limbaugh.
Rush Hudson Limbaugh III ( LIM-baw; born January 12, 1951) is an American radio personality, conservative political commentator, author and former television show host. He is best known as the host of his long running radio show The Rush Limbaugh Show, which entered national syndication on AM and FM radio stations in 1988. The show has aired live from Limbaugh's home studio in West Palm Beach, Florida since 1996. Limbaugh began his career in 1967 as a radio DJ at various stations in Pittsburgh and Missouri. After a brief hiatus, Limbaugh returned to radio in 1984 at KFBK-AM in Sacramento, California, adopting a talk, political commentary, and listener phone-in format to his show. In 1988, Limbaugh started at WABC-AM in New York City where he became a prominent media figure.
In addition to his radio show, Limbaugh hosted a national television show from 1992 to 1996. He has written seven books; his first two, The Way Things Ought to Be (1992) and See, I Told You So (1993), made The New York Times Best Seller list. Limbaugh is among the highest-paid radio figures. In 2008, he signed an eight-year deal with Clear Channel Communications worth $400 million to continue his radio show on its network. In 2018, Forbes listed his earnings at $84.5 million, up slightly from 2017 when he was ranked as the 11th highest-earning celebrity. In 2015, Talkers Magazine estimated that Limbaugh's show attracted a cumulative weekly audience of 13.25 million listeners to become the most-listened-to radio show in the United States. Limbaugh himself has made several controversial statements that were found to be mostly false or totally false.
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