, brother of radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh, is an expert in law and politics who writes from a fresh, conservative point of view.
Limbaugh was born in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Dec. 11, 1952. He attended Southeast Missouri State University from 1971 to 1972 and the University of Missouri for the next three years, where he graduated cum laude with a political science degree. He received his law degree from the University of Missouri Law School in 1978 and was on the Missouri Law Review. He served in the National Guard from 1972 to 1978.
After finishing school, Limbaugh taught business law at Southeast Missouri State from 1977 to 1978. He was admitted to the bar in 1978 and has practiced law for 20 years. He is a partner in the firm of Limbaugh, Russell, Payne and Howard.
Limbaugh was a member of the Cape Girardeau City Council for eight years, including six as mayor pro-tem. He also was a member of numerous other city boards and committees.
Since 1993, Limbaugh has been on the board of trustees of the Southeast Missouri Hospital and is on its executive committee. He also has been a member of the Committee for Research Involving Human Subjects at Southeast Missouri State University.
Since late 1998, Limbaugh has been writing a twice-weekly column for www.worldnetdaily.com, a political opinion Web site that receives more than a million hits a day. His writings also appear regularly in The Washington Times.
Limbaugh and his wife, Lisa, have two daughters, Christen and Courtney.