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Conservative and controversial talk radio host Rush Limbaugh was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address in February 2020. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Talk Show Host Rush Limbaugh, A Conservative Lodestar, Dies At 70

Limbaugh entertained millions, propelled waves of Republican politicians and rebuked the media establishment as liberal. He also trampled the boundaries of acceptable political discourse.

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Trump Years Were Terrifying For Gay Asylum-Seeker

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Demonstrators in New Delhi shout slogans during a protest against the arrest of climate change activist Disha Ravi for allegedly helping to create a guide for anti-government farmers protests. Sajjad Hussain/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter In Standoff With India's Government Over Free Speech And Local Law

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Conservative and controversial talk radio host Rush Limbaugh was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address in February 2020. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Talk Show Host Rush Limbaugh, A Conservative Lodestar, Dies At 70

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