Clinton Global Initiative will launch network to provide new humanitarian aid to Ukrainians
Pope Francis urged all people to do their part to address the world’s problems, especially climate change and the care of children, to open The Clinton Global Initiative Monday in New York in a talk with former President Bill Clinton.
Even without listening, US lives in Limbaugh’s media world
Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)NEW YORK – You didn't have to like or even listen to Rush Limbaugh to be affected by what he did. Bumper stickers proclaimed, “Rush is Right.”“There is no talk radio as we know it without Rush Limbaugh. As Limbaugh's political strength became evident, many Republican politicians felt they couldn't cross him, or run the risk of alienating his millions of listeners, Hemmer said. “Many of these listeners didn't care if Rush Limbaugh crossed the line (of propriety),” she said.
Rush Limbaugh, radio king and architect of right wing, dies
FILE - This Nov. 5, 2018 file photo shows radio personality Rush Limbaugh introducing President Donald Trump at the start of a campaign rally in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. Ad“The Super Nova of American conservatism,” heralded Ann Coulter. “Lies are facts.”Rush Hudson Limbaugh III was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., to the former Mildred Armstrong and Rush Limbaugh Jr., who flew fighter planes in World War II and practiced law at home. Rush Limbaugh was on the air, and the public figure who would become known to millions essentially was born.
Rush Limbaugh, voice of American conservatism, has died
Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. Unflinchingly conservative, wildly partisan, bombastically self-promoting and larger than life, Limbaugh galvanized listeners for more than 30 years with his talent for sarcastic, insult-laced commentary. “We’re supposed to be horrified by the protesters,” Limbaugh told his listeners the next day after the Jan. 6 attack. AdRush Hudson Limbaugh III was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the former Mildred Armstrong, and Rush Limbaugh Jr., who flew fighter planes in World War II and practiced law at home. He attracts more listeners with just his voice than the rest of us could ever imagine,” Beck wrote in Time magazine in 2009.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's book 'Persist' to come out in April
This combination photo shows Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., at the 110th NAACP National Convention on July 24, 2019, in Detroit and the cover of her book "Persist." (AP Photo, left, and Metropolitan Books via AP)NEW YORK – Sen. Elizabeth Warren has a book coming out about six key experiences and perspectives. “Persist” will refer to Warren's recent bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, won by Joe Biden, but is not a campaign memoir. Warren was represented by Robert Barnett and Daniel Martin of Williams & Connolly, where clients have ranged from former President Bill Clinton to a political rival of Warren's, Sen. Mitch McConnell. A portion of author proceeds from “Perisist” will be donated to the Greater Boston Food Bank, the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, the Worcester County Food Bank, and the Merrimack Valley Food Bank.
Hillary, Chelsea Clinton to tell unheralded heroes' stories
LOS ANGELES – Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, are forming a film production company that they say will tell the stories of people whose voices are often overlooked. There have been generations of change-makers who have shaped and will continue to shape our world — often quietly, flying under the radar,” Hillary Clinton said in a statement. The son of business tycoon Sir Richard Branson is the founder of the boutique production company Sundog Pictures. HiddenLight says it also has plans to produce other documentaries as well as scripted and unscripted entertainment for TV, film and digital platforms. “The stories we tell and the experiences we share shape the way we see each other and help us understand our own unique place in the world," said Chelsea Clinton.
AP names 'To Live and Die in LA' its top podcast of 2019
This image released by The New York Times shows cover art for "1619," named one of the top ten podcasts by the Associated Press. (The New York Times via AP)NEW YORK, NY – The top 10 podcasts of the year picked by The Associated Press. “1619," The New York Times. “The Viall Files,” Nick Viall. If you’re a “Bachelor” fan, you know Nick Viall.
Chelsea Clinton says she won't run for House seat
(CNN) - Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton on Wednesday dispelled rumors of a potential run for Congress to replace retiring Democratic New York Rep. Nita Lowey. When asked if she would ever run for office, the former first daughter replied, "I don't know, but right now, the answer's no." Clinton has previously offered a similar answer when asked about her potential plans for public office. She told Vanity Fair in 2017 that "one thing you may not know about me is I am not running for public office." Clinton also appeared on "Good Morning America" earlier this month with her mother, 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.