Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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What a Rush

Entertainment | President Donald Trump honors conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/07/20, 05:23 pm

Though Rush Limbaugh has been on the radio for three hours, five days a week, for more than 30 years, he hasn’t been in the news much lately—until this week. The 69-year-old conservative commentator announced on the air Monday that he had advanced lung cancer and would miss some shows for tests and treatments. The next day, at the State of the Union address, where Limbaugh was a guest, President Donald Trump awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Trump celebrates acquittal

by Harvest Prude & Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/06/20, 01:32 pm

UPDATE: In a speech on Thursday, President Donald Trump celebrated his Senate acquittal by thanking his attorneys and members of Congress who supported him: “Today is the day we celebrate these great warriors.” Trump called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, both California Democrats who spearheaded the impeachment effort, and former FBI Director James Comey “vicious and mean.” He also accused former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden of corruption for the lucrative job the younger Biden landed with a Ukrainian n

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DNC chair tells Iowa to recheck caucus results

by Harvest Prude & Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/06/20, 01:30 pm

After Iowa Democratic Party officials spent days trying to reconcile confusing and inconsistent caucus results from Monday, the head of the Democratic National Committee wants them to do it all over again. DNC Chairman Tom Perez on Thursday called for a “recanvass,” or review of the results worksheets from each caucus site. An analysis by The New York Times found more than 100 precincts reported internally inconsistent or incomplete totals.

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