Limbaugh Leads Newsweek 'Power 50'
November 9, 2010 at 1:11 PM (PT)
Radio talkers made up a significant chunk of NEWSWEEK's "Power 50" list of the "50 highest-earning political figures of 2010."
PREMIERE's RUSH LIMBAUGH led the list at $58.7 million, followed by PREMIERE stablemates GLENN BECK and SEAN HANNITY at $33 million and $22 million, respectively. FOX NEWS CHANNEL's BILL O'REILLY landed in fourth at $20 million. Also on the list were DON IMUS (7th), LAURA INGRAHAM (tied at 10th), MARK LEVIN (tied for 13th), JOE SCARBOROUGH (22nd, close behind President OBAMA in a three-way tie for 19th), EDDIE "PIOLIN" SOTELO (tied at 41st, at $1 million), and MARY MATALIN (in 48th at $800,000). The list was compiled by WEALTH-X, an intelligence and research firm.
See the list by clicking here.