Rush Limbaugh selection in children’s book competition causes a stir
March 20th, 2014
07:54 PM ET
5 months ago

Rush Limbaugh selection in children’s book competition causes a stir

(CNN) - Rush Limbaugh - radio host, conservative firebrand and... children's book author of the year?

The Children’s Book Council and its Every Child a Reader program released on Thursday their author-of-the-year finalists for their annual Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards.

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Filed under: Rush Limbaugh
Sandra Fluke 'strongly considering running' for open House seat
January 30th, 2014
05:26 PM ET
7 months ago

Sandra Fluke 'strongly considering running' for open House seat

Washington (CNN) – Sandra Fluke, the women’s rights activist who rose to stardom during the debate over Obamacare’s contraception coverage, tells CNN she is “strongly considering” running for Congress now that Rep. Henry Waxman is retiring from his California House seat.

“I’m flattered that I’m being discussed as a potential candidate, especially for Rep. Waxman's seat, considering his incredible legacy,” Fluke, 32, said in a statement. “A number of folks I respect very deeply have reached out today and encouraged me to run.”

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Filed under: Henry Waxman • Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh uses rape analogy to decry filibuster rule change
November 22nd, 2013
05:10 PM ET
9 months ago

Rush Limbaugh uses rape analogy to decry filibuster rule change

(CNN) - Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh used an analogy about rape Friday to blast this week’s decision by the Senate's Democratic majority to change the chamber’s filibuster rules despite the unanimous opposition of minority Republicans.

The so-called “nuclear option” will allow a bare majority of senators – as opposed to 60 - to approve most judicial and executive branch nominations. The Democratic caucus controls 55 of the chamber’s 100 seats.
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Filed under: Rush Limbaugh • Senate Democrats
Sarah Palin meets Rush Limbaugh
November 18th, 2013
05:35 PM ET
9 months ago

Sarah Palin meets Rush Limbaugh

(CNN) - Former Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin met with conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh Monday, according to a post on Palin's Facebook page.

"Mega dittos from the EIB network headquarters in Florida!" the former Alaska Gov. wrote of her visit to Limbaugh's radio network. "Got to meet one of my heroes today, Rush Limbaugh. As I've said many times, I was a ditto-head before ditto-head was cool!"
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Filed under: Rush Limbaugh • Sarah Palin
Conservatives embrace Ashton Kutcher's straight talk
August 22nd, 2013
04:00 PM ET
12 months ago

Conservatives embrace Ashton Kutcher's straight talk

(CNN) – Not everyone taking note of the Teen Choice Awards fits neatly into the target demographic.

Take Sen. Ted Cruz. Earlier this week, the possible 2016 Republican contender for the White House took the time to tweet Ashton Kutcher's remarks accepting the Awards' main honor, calling it a "remarkable speech."
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Filed under: Glenn Beck • Mike Huckabee • Rush Limbaugh • Sarah Palin • Ted Cruz
March 28th, 2013
06:10 PM ET
1 year ago

Rush Limbaugh concedes conservatives 'lost' marriage debate

(CNN) - Conservatives who oppose same-sex marriage must accept that they’ve “lost the issue,” radio host Rush Limbaugh argued Thursday.

“This issue is lost,” the conservative firebrand said. “I don't care what the Supreme Court does, this is now inevitable - and it's inevitable because we lost the language on this. “
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Filed under: Rush Limbaugh • Same-sex marriage
Rubio, pitching immigration plan to conservatives, identifies potential sticking points
January 29th, 2013
02:45 PM ET
2 years ago

Rubio, pitching immigration plan to conservatives, identifies potential sticking points

Washington (CNN) – Tightened border security and law enforcement “mechanisms” could threaten to scuttle Washington’s latest plan to reform immigration laws.

At least that’s the word from a lawmaker who helped create the plan.
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Filed under: Immigration • Marco Rubio • Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh on Bane, Bain and 'Dark Knight Rises'
July 18th, 2012
03:23 PM ET
2 years ago

Rush Limbaugh on Bane, Bain and 'Dark Knight Rises'

(CNN) - An early trailer for "The Dark Knight Rises" highlights a plot point that references a timely societal issue: a tension between the haves and the have-nots.

Anne Hathaway's Selina Kyle tells Christian Bale's Bruce Wayne in the clip, "You think this can last. There's a storm coming, Mr. Wayne. You and your friends better batten down the hatches. 'Cause when it hits, you're all going to wonder how you ever thought you could live so large, and leave so little for the rest of us."

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Filed under: Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh joins Twitter
March 15th, 2012
09:42 PM ET
2 years ago

Rush Limbaugh joins Twitter

(CNN) – Rush Limbaugh, the conservative radio host who launched a firestorm earlier this month by calling a law student derogatory terms, joined Twitter Thursday.

Tweeting at the handle @Limbaugh, the host began his foray into the social networking site by sending out links to articles criticizing the liberal group Media Matters.
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Filed under: Rush Limbaugh
March 15th, 2012
05:39 PM ET
2 years ago

Axelrod: Limbaugh, Maher sexist comments different

(CNN) – In an interview to air on CNN's "Out Front with Erin Burnett" Thursday at 7 p.m. ET, David Axelrod – a senior adviser to President Barack Obama's campaign – argues that sexist comments made by radio host Rush Limbaugh and comedian Bill Maher are both distasteful but should be understood differently.


Filed under: 2012 • Bill Maher • David Axelrod • President Obama • Rush Limbaugh
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