Book Review: ‘On the House,’ by John Boehner

“On the House” is an anecdote-rich memoir by the former speaker of the House that fails to give readers the whole picture.

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How Pro-Trump Forces Pushed a Lie About Antifa at the Capitol Riot

On social media, cable networks and even in the halls of Congress, supporters of Donald J. Trump tried to rewrite history in real time, pushing the fiction that left-wing agitators were to blame for the violence on Jan. 6.

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The Legacy of Rush Limbaugh

The conservative radio host, who died last week, seeded an entire media ecosystem — and reshaped the American right.

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Trump Schedules Address Before CPAC Next Sunday

The former president will make his first lengthy remarks since leaving office before the annual conference of conservatives Feb. 28.

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Must We Dance on Rush Limbaugh’s Grave?

Speaking ill of the dead needn’t mean cackling over their demise.

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Rush Limbaugh’s Life as a Woman-Hater

Rush Limbaugh made the G.O.P. the party of misogyny.

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Rush Limbaugh and the Petrification of Conservatism

An extraordinary career for the man, a long defeat for his ideology.

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The House That Rush Limbaugh Built

How Rush Limbaugh broke the liberal hegemony in broadcast media.

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Where Will Rush Limbaugh’s 15 Million Listeners Go Now?

No one will have a megaphone like his again. But podcasters, “26-year-old conservatives on Instagram” and Sean Hannity all fill the void.

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Cuomo at a Crossroads: What Comes Next?

We talked to our Albany bureau chief, Jesse McKinley, about a political reckoning over coronavirus deaths for the embattled governor of New York.

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Rush Limbaugh’s Legacy of Weaponizing Radio Commentary

Weaponizing conspiracy theories and bigotry long before Donald Trump’s ascent, the radio giant helped usher in the political style that came to dominate the Republican Party.

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Rush Limbaugh, Talk Radio’s Conservative Provocateur, Dies at 70

A longtime favorite of the right, he was a furious critic of Barack Obama and a full-throated cheerleader for Donald J. Trump.

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How Right-Wing Radio Stoked Anger Before the Capitol Siege

Shows hosted by Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and other talk radio stars promoted debunked claims of a stolen election and urged listeners to “fight back.”

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‘They Have Not Legitimately Won’: Pro-Trump Media Keeps the Disinformation Flowing

After Biden’s inauguration, right-wing media outlets are pushing false voter-fraud conspiracy theories and predicting more political conflict ahead.

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Trump’s Goodbye to Principled Conservatism

Under Trump, the politics of resentment now govern the Republican Party.

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Some Trump Supporters Might Be Relieved to See Him Lose

They may even still vote for him, but they are under no illusions about his presidency.

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Rush Limbaugh Says His Lung Cancer Is ‘Going in the Wrong Direction’

The radio host, who announced in February that he had lung cancer, told his listeners that there was “some progression” of cancer despite treatment.

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As Trump Recovers, He Retreats to a Conservative Media Safe Space

The president is opting for settings where there is virtually no risk he will encounter an uncomfortable question, but in doing so he is missing a chance to talk to a broader range of voters.

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Talk Radio Is Turning Millions of Americans Into Conservatives

The medium is at the heart of Trumpism.

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Pandemic Is Far From Over, Experts Say, Despite Trump Allies’ Claims

The C.D.C. and leading experts have concluded, using different scientific methods, that as many as 90 percent of Americans are still vulnerable to infection.

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Conservative Media and Trump Dismiss Climate Change as Cause of Fires

Rush Limbaugh and Tucker Carlson dismiss scientists’ determination that climate change is a key culprit in West Coast wildfires.

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Late Night Says Trump Ran Back to the Comfort of Fox News

Seth Meyers says the president returned “to safe ground” — that is, Lou Dobbs and “Fox & Friends” — after enduring tough questioning from an Axios journalist.

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How Limbaugh, Hannity and Other Right-Wing Media Stars Are Amplifying Trump’s “Law and Order” Message

Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh and other conservative pundits have seized on the Portland protests as a pro-Trump rallying cry.

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Right-Wing Media Stars Amplify Trump’s ‘Law and Order’ Campaign Message

Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh and other conservative pundits have seized on the Portland protests as a pro-Trump rallying cry.

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What Top Conservatives Are Saying About George Floyd and Police Brutality

For those on the right whose usual instinct is to stand up for law enforcement, the stark video showing Mr. Floyd being fatally pinned by a police officer raises conflicting feelings about the incident.

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‘Don’t Try This at Home’: Even ‘Fox & Friends’ Balked at Trump’s Advice

Fox News anchors conceded that injecting disinfectant would be “poisonous.” But Rush Limbaugh and Breitbart defended Trump.

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Why Michael Savage Is Blasting Hannity and the Right-Wing Media on the Virus

Mr. Savage, the conservative radio host, is still loyal to President Trump but says right-wing media got it all wrong by doubting the severity of the coronavirus early on.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hannity-sean, #limbaugh-rush, #presidio-trust, #quarantines, #radio, #san-francisco-calif, #savage-michael

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Trump Wanted a Radio Show, but Deferred to Rush Limbaugh

The president did not want to compete with Mr. Limbaugh, whose influence with his conservative base is powerful, according to White House officials.

#limbaugh-rush, #presidential-election-of-2020, #radio, #shutdowns-institutional, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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How Right-Wing Pundits Are Covering Coronavirus

Following President Trump’s lead, many commentators have played down fears.

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Beware the Deadly Contagion Spread by Blowhards

Ideology is getting in the way of science.

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